Historical Articles of Delaware

  • Commander Jeff Plummer on Delaware Confederates in a talk before the Georgetown Historical Society. Thomas Ryan article in the May 3, 2016 Delaware Coastal Point.
  • Read an article about The Delaware Grays 2016 Lee/Jackson Celebration and Dinner by Thomas Ryan in the Delaware Coastal Point.
  • Read author Thomas Ryan’s article about Delaware’s Samuel Boyer Davis, imprisoned Confederate spy, who escaped the gallows in 1865. Originally published in the Delaware Coastal Point.
  • Read "A Monumental Honor" by Brice Stump in The Daily Times on the history of the Delaware Confederate Veterans Monument and the Delaware Grays.
  • Delaware Confederates to be focus of December forum (newspaper article from The Leader & State Register; November 13, 2008; page 5)
  • Civil War Message in Bottle Opened, Decoded (newspaper article by Associated Press writer, Steve Szotak)
  • Click here to read a newspaper article regarding H.K. Edgerton at the Georgetown 2008 Return's Day Parade from the Morning Star (November 20-26, 2008; page 53)
  • Click here to read a section from the book, War of the Rebellions (Series 2, Vol. 2, pp. 549 & 757), mentioning Mr. P.B. Garesche as superintendent of a South Carolina Confederate powder mill
  • Click here to read a newspaper article from the New York Herald (dated November 1862) on the capture of the Tonawanda by the C.S.S. Alabama.
    (PDF format; submitted by Jim Bowden and the GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about a vessel from the Nanticoke River (Sussex County, DE) that was seized and its crew arrested in the Chesapeake Bay; dated 9-23-1863. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about William Horsey and John Martin's parole dated April 29, 1864. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about Franklin Price and his Fort Delaware imprisonment (POW) dated 1863. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about Evan Dorsey who claimed to have killed John Brown's son dated April 29, 1864. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about Trusten Polk dated 2-22-1863. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about Trusten Polk described by the Union Journal of Georgetown, dated August 6, 1861. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article about Trusten Polk who was captured with his wife and family at Bolivar Landing (Arkansas), dated 9-3-1863. (Submitted by GHS)
  • Click here to read an article from The Seaford Leader (January 20, 2000 p.13) about Leonidas Polk.
  • Click here to read pages 18 and 19 from the book, Delaware Stays in the Union, by John S. Spruance
  • Click here to read pages 22 and 23 from the book, Delaware Stays in the Union, by John S. Spruance