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.
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.