Lt. Col. David L. Stricker of Dover was a member of the Second Delaware Infantry during the Civil War. Wounded July 2, 1863, during the Gettysburg campaign, he recovered and returned to duty. He was killed May 12, 1864, during action at Spottsylvania Courthouse, Va. He is buried in the old Methodist Cemetery in Dover.

Dover turns 300 this year. A new photo every Thursday.