Attention: Researchers who wish to perform research on-site may make an appointment by calling (302) 744-5000 or e-mailing archives@delaware.gov More Info

Delaware.gov logo

Delaware Public Archives (DPA) logo



 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "Civil War"

Civil War Motion Pictures

  RG 8005.046 Department of Public Instruction Motion Pictures“Delaware in the Civil War: Splitting of the Diamond.” A black-and-white film, approximately 15 minutes long, focusing on Delaware’s duality as a border state. The film discusses both the Union and Confederate factions in the state, the resulting debates in the state legislature, the disarming of southern […]



New Digital Collection: The Abram H. Draper Letters

The Abram H. Draper Collection consists of 34 unique pieces of correspondence, including letters and poetry from Sergeant Abram H. Draper to his wife Anna M. Wiley Draper during the American Civil War.



The Abram H. Draper Collection



Pickett’s Charge

On Saturday, July 1, 10:30 a.m. Delaware Heritage Commission member Terry Wright will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives on Pickett’s Charge, the climatic final attack at the Battle of Gettysburg. After two years of war, and several days of hard fighting on the Union flanks around the town of Gettysburg, Confederate General […]



The Road to Appomattox: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865

During the last year of the American Civil War, the main Union and Confederate armies in Virginia were engaged in trench warfare, a method of combat that was far different from the first three years of the conflict. On Saturday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a program presented by […]



Civil War Workshop

Delaware Public Archives



Civil War Records

Delaware Public Archives Digital Archive



Guide to our Civil War Records

Delaware Public Archives



Scrapbooks

Civil War



Pamphlets

Civil War






+