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Mid-Maryland history : conflict, growth and change

Author: Barbara M Powell; Michael A Powell
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Powell; Michael A Powell
ISBN: 9781596294561 1596294566
OCLC Number: 190843372
Notes: Selected historical papers from three conferences hosted by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies along with the National Park Service and Frederick Community College: the Millennium Crossroads conference, held Sept. 29-30, 2000; Crossroads in History: New Perspectives on the Catoctin Region, held in 2002; and Catoctin Crossroads: Folk Traditions and History in Mid-Maryland, held in 2004.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Confederate sentiment in Frederick County, Maryland, 1861-1862 / by Rebecca Miller --
Another lost opportunity : Union troops break through the center at the Battle of Antietam / by Brian Baracz --
"Sons of the defenders of the Alamo" on America's bloodiest day / by Kristopher Teters --
Lead fog : practical limitations of rifle technology in the American Civil War / by Carl Robin --
Memoirs of the daughters of charity as Civil War nurses in Maryland, 1862 / by Betty Ann McNeil --
Crossroads and economic development : transportation and its effects on Frederick County / by Alan E. Imhoff --
The Antietam Iron Works, 1806-1853: the times of a family owned works / by H. Marc Howell --
Africa in Maryland : black ironworker populations at Antietam and Catoctin Ironworks, 1760-1860 / by Jean Libby --
The enduring textile industry in mid-Maryland / by Frances C. Robb --
Rediscovering the past : John Brown, words, and artifacts / by Hannah Geffert --
Margaret Jeannette Williams : Frederick philanthropist / by Katherine Grandine --
Experiment in persuasion : the vigil to stop biological weapons at Fort Detrick, 1959-1960, and anti-war protest in the 1960s / by David Hostetter.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Powell and Michael A. Powell, editors.
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