100 years agoAn Annapolis merchant has disposed of his...

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August 09, 1998|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 years ago

An Annapolis merchant has disposed of his entire stock of

curling irons to Spanish prisoners to be used to curl their mustaches. -- The Sun, Aug. 1, 1898.

George M. Killman, 55, Annapolis, died at the National Soldiers Home in Hampton, Va. He served in the Union army during the late war. His brother, Richard, was a Confederate. -- The Sun, Aug. 10, 1898.

Pub Date: 8/09/98

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