West Manheim Twp. residents hid their horses in Horse Thief Lane during the Civil War to protect them from Jeb Stuart. Richard Resh has located the site.
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.
Teenager John H. Shearer bravely protected the vital telegraph instrument at Hanover Junction when the Rebels attacked during the Gettysburg Campaign.
Author Scott L. Mingus, Sr. will discuss the 1,600-bed US Army Hospital in York, PA at the Oct. 16, 2019, meeting of the York Civil War Round Table. Free.
The York Civil War Round Table welcomes Dr. Charlie Fennell, a Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide, as the speaker on Sept. 18, 2019. Battle of Hanover.
Peter Tsouras has written a fascinating book on Maj. Gen. George H. Sharpe and the Creation of American Military Intelligence in the Civil War.
Washington Roebling gained fame for supervising the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. A new book details his earlier Civil War service, including at Gettysburg.
A temporary field hospital established after the Battle of Hanover reportedly closed after some townspeople grew weary of supporting the patients.
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.