Civil War Delaware

Civil War Delaware Free Author Michael Morgan Terrapin In The Years Preceding The Civil War, Delaware Was Essentially Divided As A Slave State, It Had Many Ties To The South, But As The First State To Ratify The Federal Constitution, It Was Fiercely Loyal To The Union With The Outbreak Of War, The First State Rallied To Lincoln S Call And Sent Proportionally Troops To Fight For The Union Than Any Free State Yet Even As The Renowned Du Pont Mills Provided Half Of The Union Gunpowder, Southern Sympathizers Transported War Materiel To The Confederacy Via The Nanticoke River Author Michael Morgan Deftly Navigates This Complex History From Wilmington Abolitionist Thomas Garrett, Who Helped 2,700 Fugitive Slaves Flee North, To The Prison Camp At Fort Delaware That Held Thousands Of Captured Confederates And Political Prisoners, Morgan Reveals The Remarkable Stories Of The Heroes And Scoundrels Of Civil War Delaware.Civil War Delaware

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  • Paperback
  • 160 pages
  • Civil War Delaware
  • Michael Morgan
  • English
  • 14 July 2018
  • 9781609494452

14 thoughts on “Civil War Delaware

  1. says:

    It is amazing to understand the division that was happening in the country as well as in Delaware The democrats ultimately voting against abolition of slavery was as surprising as the failure to recognize anyone of African American that served in the Civil War The state itself was in constant disagreement about pro union or pro confederacy, as well as the issue of slavery While Delaware does not seem that particularly located in the south, the number of prosouth economic and social support was much, and you realize that in this account by Michael Morgan as well In addition, it is shocking how much Delaware contributed to the war effort by means of military division that I never had hard of as well Realizing the involvement and frequency of Wilmington visited from various divisions of generals, troops, and action, as well as the role of Fort Delaware, to the involvement of Lewes and cannons there, to the involvement of the DuPont family, to beginning of countless ships sunk off the Lewes coast, this extensive account does much to bring the realitie...

  2. says:

    Interesting how this small state had a big role in the conflictgood stories.

  3. says:

    Short historical stories of Delaware in the Civil War when the state was divided between some folks wanting to join the South and others wanting the North.

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