BALTIMORE - The Civil War marked a critical period in our nation's young history. It pitted brother against brother and neighbor against neighbor.
Dr. Jean Baker, PhD with Goucher College joined Charley on Good Morning Maryland @ 9 Wednesday to discuss the state's role in the war.
Dr. Baker talked about not only the importance of Maryland's role in terms of keeping Washington, D.C. protected, but also even Baltimore played a key role in helping the Union bring troops down from the Northeast to battles in the South. Dr. Baker also talked about how the role of women changed in the 1860's as a result of the Civil War and why we even celebrate one of the darkest times of U.S. history.
To learn more from one of the preeminent experts of not only the Civil War, but women's history, and President Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, click on the video box to the left of this article.
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