"Isaac Taylor McComas was the fourth of eleven children born to Robert Amos McComas and Sarah Taylor McComas. Isaac was born on his father’s 120 acre farm on the Belaire Road in Baltimore County, Maryland. As a child Isaac attended Methodist services. Later in life, Isaac joined the Baptist Church."
This site provides access to the diaries, and other aspects of I.T. McComas's life. This "everyman's" extraordinary life provides a 70 year retrospective of life in America during some of its most turbulent times, including the expansion west, the Civil War, the Centennial and many other critical events.