Social IssuesSlaveryWilliam V WilliamsFort McHenryCatonsville
Gwendolyn Presberry of Catonsville shakes hands with Jumoke Gyenyame during a Juneteenth celebration at Fort McHenry. Gyenyame portrayed William Williams, a runaway slave who fought for the Americans and died during the British fleet’s 25-hour bombardment of the fort in September 1814.... Baltimore Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron