Stackpole has released a book on Gettysburg’s most unusual museum. Twin sisters created 8,000 model clay “cat soldiers” and modeled the battle in dioramas.
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.
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.
The York Civil War Round Table kicks off its 2019 campaign with author Randy Drais discussing W. H. Tipton’s vintage photographs of 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.