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Event: Delaware in the Civil War 


Date: Sunday, May 3
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.
Price: Free
Description:  This lecture, by Dr. Gary Wray, examines Delaware’s involvement in the War through the eyes of Delaware’s greatest Civil War soldier, MGA Alfred A. Torbert of Georgetown. Other topics to be discussed during the include Fort Delaware, Delaware’s industrial contribution to the war, other Delawareans in the war, and the geographic importance of Delaware to the Union.  Dr. Gary Wray is the President of the Fort Miles Historical Association, a trustee of the Delaware Historical Society and a professor at Wilmington University, the University of Maryland and Delaware Technical & Community College.