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History of Western Maryland

J. Thomas Scharf

History of Western Maryland

being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men.

by J. Thomas Scharf

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Published by Regional Pub. Co. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland, Western,
  • Frederick County (Md.),
  • Montgomery County (Md.),
  • Carroll County (Md.),
  • Washington County (Md.),
  • Allegany County (Md.),
  • Garrett County (Md.)
    • Subjects:
    • Maryland, Western -- History.,
    • Frederick County (Md.) -- History.,
    • Montgomery County (Md.) -- History.,
    • Carroll County (Md.) -- History.,
    • Washington County (Md.) -- History.,
    • Allegany County (Md.) -- History.,
    • Garrett County (Md.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1882 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF187.A15 S3 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (1560 p.)
      Number of Pages1560
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5617618M
      LC Control Number68026127

        Western Maryland History > History of Western Maryland Including Biographical Sketches Vol 1 > The War for Independence Kinsey Lanham: private, recruit 81 I've also seen it in the "Maryland Room" of the libraries in Hagerstown, Baltimore, Towson and Bel Air.


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History of western Maryland: being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties from the earliest period to the present day ; including biographical sketches of their representative men by Scharf, J.

Pages:   History of western Maryland Being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men. Published by L. Everts in Philadelphia. The Western Maryland Railway Book Summary: This book is a pictorial history looking back at the Western Maryland Railway through black and white photos during its glory years of operations in the s, to its final years of pre-consolidation in the s through color photography.

It also takes a look at the railroad more than a decade after its merger into the Chessie System. About this Item: Louis H. Everts, Philadelphia. Spiral/Comb. Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. Extracted from a rare year-old book, History of Western Maryland, this booklet gives a detailed account of the Civil War as it effected the people of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany and Garrett Counties.

History of Western Maryland: Being a History of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Including Biographical Sketches of Their Representative Men, John Thomas ScharfReviews: 1.

About History of Western Maryland Vol. This is a monumental treatise on the history of the western-most portion of Maryland, the area now comprising the counties of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, Garrett, Montgomery, and Carroll. contrive to make this book an indispensable reference for the student of Maryland history and genealogy.

History of Western Maryland Vol. I Paperback – Janu by J. Thomas Scharf (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(2). The Western Maryland Railway: Fireballs and Black Diamonds - An illustrated history of the railroad, with particular emphasis on the quarter-century from the Western Maryland's Centennial in to the Chessie System's assumption of the.

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Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts Extracted from a rare year-old book, History of Western Maryland, this booklet gives a detailed account of the Civil War as it effected the people of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany and Garrett Counties. The original book was written by J.

Thomas Scharf in Since its founding inpublishing has been a central component of the Maryland Historical Society’s mission. Currently over book titles in the Library of Congress collection bear the MdHS imprint. About fifty of these titles are currently in print. Western Maryland is the portion of the U.S.

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