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Wilmington: Cedar Tree Press, (2015). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xvi, 152 pages. First edition, second printing. Biographical sketches of the 27 founders of the Society which was founded in 1789. Illustrated. READ MORE about FOUNDERS OF THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF DELAWARE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 127891
Our Civil War Ancestor.
(Dover: John T. Reardon, 2008). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 90 pages. Our Civil War Ancestor. First edition. The author has researched his ancestor, William O'Connor, who was a Civil War officer in the 13th Pa Cavalry. O'Connor faught in campaigns from Harper's Ferry through the Shenandoah Valley and was captured and kept in southern prisons. Illustrated. READ MORE about WHO'S EVER SEEN A DEAD CAVALRYMAN?
Price: $12.95 Order nr. 100202
New York: Vantage Press, (1994). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 223 pages. First edition. Foreword by John A. Munroe. Harrington became chief justice and chancellor of the state of Delaware. He was also a leader in the abolitionist movement during the Civil War. Signed by the author. READ MORE about SAMUEL MAXWELL HARRINGTON, A PIONEER JUDGE
Price: $12.95 Order nr. 42629
Charleston, SC: History Press, (2012). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 127+(1) pages. First edition. In June 1774, New Castles Green was the site of open rebellion, as citizens gathered to protest the actions of the Crown. From the raising of militia to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, New Castle became Delawares leader in supporting the Revolution. Yet this was truly a civil war that divided families, friends and churches, and when General Howe and... READ MORE about REVOLUTIONARY NEW CASTLE, THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE
Price: $19.99 Order nr. 109298
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 128. Book Description: The Wilmington and Western Railroad was chartered in 1867 and began to offer freight and passenger service in 1872 between Wilmington, Delaware, and Landenberg, Pennsylvania. Over the years, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad branch faced increasing financial difficulties, and by the 1960s, it had dwindled to a limited freight operation. At this time, a dedicated group of volunteers revived the railroad and incorporated... READ MORE about THE WILMINGTON AND WESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY
Price: $21.99 Order nr. 90884