Civil War 150: The Baltimore and Maryland Commemoration
Patriotism, honor, slavery and civil liberties, these were the issues that Marylanders faced in 1861. Baltimore, a divided city in a divided state in a divided nation, witnessed the first bloodshed in a conflict that gave America a “new birth of freedom.” Baltimore and Maryland commemorate the turbulent and critical years in which the city was occupied and the state became a battleground.
Civil War Itineraries
Bring the history to life by visiting some of the sites and attractions that played important roles in Baltimore and around the region during the Civil War. Walk in the footsteps of the past by following one of several itineraries that tour the landscape of the Civil War in Baltimore and throughout Maryland.