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Mechanicsburg’s Civil War and More store is a small gem!

Civil War and More is a retail store in downtown Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Located at 10 S. Market Street, it’s an easy drive from central or northern York County. The store has an interesting selection, which ranges from neckties to books of all sorts to ship models. Owner Jim Schmick is a long-time fixture in Harrisburg-area Civil War circles, and store manager Jack Thomas I first met when I spoke at the Hershey Civil War Round Table three or four years ago.

CWM signing
Scott Mingus signing books at Civil War and More.

The store is small, but packed with interesting things to browse or buy. Located less than a block from Main Street, it is on the old York Road / Market Street, which leads through Siddonsburg in northern York County to Route 74 north of Wellsville.

Hey, the store is classy – they carry a complete line of books from Colecraft Industries, including my first three book on human interest stories from Gettysburg and Antietam.