Confederate fighters get Delaware monument
The unveiling will be at noon on the grounds of the Nutter B. Marvel Museum on South Bedford Street, with ceremonies at the monument at 1 p.m.
The ceremonies will include speeches, a 21-gun salute, cannon salutes, and re-enactors will walk the grounds afterward.
"We've invited quite a few people. We're expecting close to 200," said Middletown resident Wayne Yarnall, publicity co-chair for the Seaford-based Delaware Grays Camp 2068 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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Jim Ryan - 5/11/2007
What a great day for my native state!
A monument commemorating those who fought for slavery and white racism. What's next? A park dedicated to Delawareans who sympathized with Nazi Germany? How about replacing the state prison system with a miniature Stalinist gulag?
When will we learn that the evil our ancestors have done is best not put on public display--and certainly not venerated?
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