Mistaken indentity brought about by prolonged nervousness among local residents provoked gunfire at the Brogue during the Gettysburg Campaign.
Civil War Trails has installed two new wayside markers in Wrightsville commemorating the Mifflin House and the Underground Railroad and Civil War skirmish.
Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train passed through York County on April 21, 1863, as a cold drizzle set the tone as somber crowds lined the tracks.
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.
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.