Programs on Civil War-era Delaware anchor First Saturday events

Visitors are going to hear the untold stories of black Delawareans during First Saturday programs Feb. 5.

Syl Woolford was unfamiliar with many of these stories when he started researching the Civil War. It was then he became fascinated with soldiers’ tales, such as those in the 1st South Carolina Regiment, the first unit of black troops to serve, and the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which many Delawareans joined.

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