Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train passed through York County on April 21, 1863, as a cold drizzle set the tone as somber crowds lined the tracks.
Michael Wunsch will discuss “Abraham Lincoln & the National Union Party Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, June 7-8, 1864,” at the York CWRT April 17 at 7 pm
Scott Mingus will present a PowerPoint talk on Human Interest Stories of the Irish in the American Civil War. York County History Center, March 20, 7 pm.
Author James Lee Conrad examines the role cadets of the South’s leading military academies, including VMI, GMI, and The Citadel, played in the Civil War.
Living historian Kelly Summerford will appear as Underground Railroad conductor William C. Goodridge at the Feb. 20 meeting of the York Civil War Round Table.
Lewisberry’s Dr. Webster Lewis and his son Robert, a physician in Dover, were among the early conductors in York County’s Underground Railroad movement.
York author and webmaster Randy Drais was part of a volunteer team that recovered old ties of the defunct Gettysburg & Harrisburg RR, which once ran through the battlefield.