York PA preacher Rev. Thomas Street gave a fiery sermon in Nov. 1863 after President Lincoln asked for a national day of thanksgiving.
Teenager John H. Shearer bravely protected the vital telegraph instrument at Hanover Junction when the Rebels attacked 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.