Oct. 13, Elizabeth Spiritual Worship Center. Wilmington, Delaware.

This is your chance to hear Dan Biddle speak from the pulpit as he tells the story of Octavius Catto and the Civil Rights movement in the mid-1800s. You can be sure he will include a Delaware tale or two. Murray is out of town, so this will be Dan going solo to church members, their guests and the Rev. William L. Austin Jr. The church website is www.elizabethworshipcenter.com.

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A Call to Arms

Click to get a closer look, you can see the name of Octavius Catto at the bottom, as well as his father's.

This broadside is eight feet high and was seen on windows in downtown Philadelphia in June, 1863, as black leaders called a meeting to convince black men to join the Union Army prior to Gettysburg.