civil war history: A Must See Place in Delaware For History Buffs - 08/26/17 06:14 PM
I went back to the Summer of 1864 today. After 3 days of fighting in 1863  at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Robert E. Lee was forced to withdraw his troops to Virginia. Union casualties in the battle numbered 23,000, while the Confederates had lost some 28,000 men–more than a third of Lee’s army.
 
But what to do with the prisoners of war that the Union had taken? That's where Fort Delaware comes in. Pea Patch Island, equidistant from New Jersey and Delaware, was the site of an 1831 fort that had been destroyed by fire and rebuilt by 1859. It soon became home … (1 comments)

 
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