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  • 2nd Delaware Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    2nd Delaware Infantry Regiment The 2nd Delaware Infantry Regiment fought in many of the most significant battles in the Eastern Theater. Organized in Wilmington, Delaware, it had a unique mix of soldiers, from Delaware, Philadelphia, PA and Elkton, MD. Initial organization of the regiment started in June, 1861 with Colonel W.H. Wharton in command. The 2nd Delaware would be mustered into Fed...

  • United States Senators from Delaware

    United States Senators from Delaware List of United States Senators from Delaware (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Delaware (with wikipedia links)

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  • The Nicholites or “New Quakers”

    Founded in the early 1760s by the charismatic preacher Joseph Nichols, the Nicholites shared many similarities with the Quakers, including dedication to nonviolence and antislavery and were one of the first religious groups in America to make the manumission of slaves a requirement of membership. As with Quaker meetings, the Nicholites’ meetings consisted of silent contemplation of the &...

  • Names in the 1671 Wharton census of the Delaware

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK Transcribed and annotated by Peter Stebbins Craig. //No.76 and forward Matinicum Island Pieter Alrichs Shackamaxon Petersson Cock 2 Wicaco Sven Svensson 2 Olof Svensson 3 Anders Svensson 4 Moyamensing Anders Bengtsson 6 Olof Stille 7

  • Delaware Governors

    Objective This project brings together the governors of the Delaware Colony in the North American Middle Colonies and of the state of Delaware. Background Before its coastline was first explored by Europeans in the 16th century, Delaware was inhabited by several groups of Native Americans, including the Lenape in the north and Nanticoke in the south. It was initially colonized by Dutch tr...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Delaware

    Links Naming Conventions Delaware Indian Tribe s Delaware Indian Tribes Delaware The Unalachtigo division of the Delaware occupied all of the northern parts of this State when it was first visited by Europeans. Nanticoke Bodies of Indians classed, under this general head extended into the southern and western sections. Unalachtigo and Nanticoke are tw...

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  • Delaware in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Delaware who served in the Union Army.

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  • Ulster Scot settlers on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for projects based upon families and local communities of Scots-Irish who settled on the Eastern Shore (also called Delmarva Peninsula) in the late 17th century and early 18th century. As an umbrella project, this project can provide historical and bibliographic information for the entire area and its families. The following historical overview is excerpted from "M...