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Ing, John H. (1819-1901) to Edwin M. Stanton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08406 Author/Creator: Ing, John H. (1819-1901) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Printed document signed Date: 2 July 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 21.5 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Ing, a Baltimore attorney, offers a plan to bring the Maryland militia into the service of the Union. Indicates that 5,000 volunteers and 10,000-15,000 "Home Guards" could be ready in 30-60 days. Also states that he suggested the same plan to Governor Thomas Hicks after the Battle of Bull Run. Asks for a personal interview and seeks to further serve the government.

Background Information:

People: Ing, John H., 1819-1901
Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesLincoln's CabinetMilitiaBattle of Bull RunBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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