Lancaster County PA author Raymond Smecker’s new historical novel is about Brandy (a Morgan horse), the Randolph family, and the battle of Gettysburg.
The York Civil War Round Table kicks off its 2019 campaign with author Randy Drais discussing W. H. Tipton’s vintage photographs of Gettysburg.
York’s chief burgess, Democrat David Small, endorsed famed Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin as a possible candidate for PA governor in 1863. It was not to be.
A doctor at York’s army hospital lost his job because of corruption. Also, a pair of civilians were imprisoned for harboring deserters from the hospital.
Jacob and Anna Maria (Anstine) Miller were residents of Red Lion during the Civil War. Unfortunately, she passed away in July 1863, leaving seven children.
Gettysburg women shipped a box of relief supplies to the York US Army Hospital in late May 1863. Weeks later, Yorkers would send wagonloads to Gettysburg.
Only a handful of outdoor photographs taken during the Civil War in York County, PA, still exist. Many more may have been taken. Here are a few examples.
William B. Franklin was the highest ranking Union officer from York, PA, during the Civil War. He made a daring escape after being captured by Rebels in Maryland in July 1864.