Author David A. Welker has written a new book on the Cornfield at Antietam, one of the bloodiest tracts on the famed battlefield in Maryland.
A Rebel soldier who fought at Gettysburg later designed and sculpted the impressive Irish Brigade Monument. William O’Donovan had a connection to York PA.
Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Hessler will present a free talk on his book on the Peach Orchard. 7 pm. Nov. 20. York County History Center.
York Countian Edward Fisher of the 130th Pennsylvania described the horrors of the battle of Antietam in which his good friend Richard Smith perished.
Washington Roebling gained fame for supervising the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. A new book details his earlier Civil War service, including at Gettysburg.
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.
Civil War Trails has installed two new wayside markers in Wrightsville commemorating the Mifflin House and the Underground Railroad and Civil War skirmish.