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30+ Must-See Civil War Exhibits and Sites Throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region



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30+ Must-See Civil War Exhibits and Sites 

Throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region


(U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region, February 19, 2013) The Mid-Atlantic region ( saw some of the most ferocious fighting in our country's history during the Civil War. More than 150 years later, travelers following in the footsteps of citizens and soldiers of this epoch can learn via historic exhibits, reenactments and special events about troop movements before, during and after major  battles and minor skirmishes; advances in medical treatments for the thousands of casualties that resulted; and of the many sacrifices that townsfolk in the path of the conflagration endured. 


Abraham Lincoln visited Wilmington on June 10, 1848 to endorse Zachary Taylor's presidential bid. Twenty-two years later in 1862, as President, Lincoln unsuccessfully tried to implement a plan to purchase the freedom of Delaware's slaves in a failed attempt to end the Civil War in its early stagesGreater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau,

Located in Seaford, at the stately Ross Mansion and Plantation, visitors may view and experience a picturesque Italian style villa, once home to 19th century Delaware Gov. William Henry Harrison Ross, a southern sympathizer and rumored arms smuggler during the Civil War. Southern Delaware Tourism, J   


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