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Different paths; different dreams

Amanda Berry was born a slave near Long Green in Baltimore County, Maryland. She and her mother Mariam and her siblings lived on the farm of their owner, Shadrach Green, while her father, Samuel Berry, lived on the adjoining farm … Continue reading

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Researcher searching for location of old Confederate camp

During the Civil War, residents of the state of Maryland was decidedly split in their loyalties. The Eastern Shore and the Baltimore vicinity were largely pro-Confederate while the western part of the state, where there was far less slavery, was … Continue reading

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