Mistaken indentity brought about by prolonged nervousness among local residents provoked gunfire at the Brogue during the Gettysburg Campaign.
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.
The York Civil War Round Table kicks off its 2019 campaign with author Randy Drais discussing W. H. Tipton’s vintage photographs of Gettysburg.
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.
Jacob and Anna Maria (Anstine) Miller were residents of Red Lion during the Civil War. Unfortunately, she passed away in July 1863, leaving seven children.
York County normally voted Democratic in presidential elections throughout the 19th century. 1864 was no exception, when President Abraham Lincoln garnered less than 45% of the vote.