A black Civil War veteran from York, Lewis Butler, died in 1903 at the reported age of 104. What do his service records indicate?
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.
The York Civil War Round Table kicks off its 2019 campaign with author Randy Drais discussing W. H. Tipton’s vintage photographs of Gettysburg.