Echoes of War Drums: The Civil War in Mountain Maryland by James Rada Jr.

By James Rada Jr.

Draft riots, spies, kidnapping, and skirmishes

Western Maryland won't have noticeable significant Civil warfare battles, however it observed action

Though the mountains of Western Maryland weren't the location of any significant battles throughout the Civil conflict, the world did have its proportion of job and minor skirmishes.

Read about...

  • The bold McNeill's Ranger raid into Union-occupied Cumberland to kidnap generals.
  • The underground accomplice submit place of work that operated in Western Maryland.
  • The Sisters of Charity who nursed the wounded and ill infantrymen within the region.
  • The C&O Canal president who was once imprisoned for treason.
  • The day that Cumberland used to be within the Confederacy.

˃˃˃ observe Western Maryland's connections with well-known events

In addition, you will discover tales of Western Maryland's connections with occasions just like the conflict of Antietam and the conflict of the video display and the Merrimac.

˃˃˃ contemplate the bizarre tales from the Civil War

Who is the forgotten Civil battle basic buried in Garrett County? How may the son of a accomplice veteran nonetheless be alive within the twenty first century?

˃˃˃ do not leave out this nice collection!

Echoes of battle Drums is a suite of 3 dozen tales and greater than 50 images of the Civil battle in Mountain Maryland. James Rada, Jr. is an award-winning journalist and the writer of old novels and non-fiction historical past, a lot of that are set in Western Maryland.

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