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Soldiers and civilians shared common ground in Carroll during Civil War [Eagle Archives]
Events in Westminster and Union Mills on June 28, 29 and 30 in 1863 later proved to be pivotal for what eventually became the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3 that same year. That battle, only a short distance from the Maryland line, was arguably the turning point in the Civil War.
By Kevin Dayhoff, firstname.lastname@example.org
July 8, 2013