ItemThe Aftermath of the American Civil War for Delaware(2017-07-20) Clawson, Lucas R.The American Civil War took a heavy toll on Delaware. Thousands of Delawareans fought and died, the state’s industries produced record amounts of war materials, and Delaware’s politicians fought bitterly among themselves over issues like slavery, states’ rights, and President Lincoln’s war policy. When the war’s last shots were fired in 1865, peace did not immediately come to Delaware. Some of the wounds created by the war lingered on for decades. Others never healed. Learn more about how Delawareans dealt with the aftermath of America’s most devastating conflict in this talk by Lucas R. Clawson.