Edward L. Schroeder may be the first soldier from York County PA injured during the Civil War. A comrade bayoneted him during a routine drill in York.
Ron Kirkwood will talk July 17 at 7 pm at the York County History Center, 250 E. Market St. His topic is the George Spangler Farm Hospitals at Gettysburg.
York Civil War Round Table: June 19, 7 pm: Michael Jesperger will discuss the attempted theft of Abraham Lincoln’s body from its grave. YCHC, 250 E. Market St., York PA. FREE talk!
Civil War Trails has installed two new wayside markers in Wrightsville commemorating the Mifflin House and the Underground Railroad and Civil War skirmish.
After the battle of Antietam, a special ammunition train set a new speed record as it raced through York County on its way from Washington to Hagerstown.