York PA preacher Rev. Thomas Street gave a fiery sermon in Nov. 1863 after President Lincoln asked for a national day of thanksgiving.
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.
Frank Eich, who died in 1942, was the last Civil War veteran living in the city of York PA. He wished he was young enough to fight Hitler in WW2.
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.