The 87th Pennsylvania, the largest regiment from Yok County during the war, first saw combat at the Second Battle of Winchester in June 1863.
David Small published York’s largest newspaper during the Civil War and ran the local Democratic Party. Come here Jim McClure discuss Small at this month’s CWRT meeting.
The small, but impressive Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum in Winchester, Virginia, is within a two-hour drive from York, PA. Here are some photos of the collection.
A homesick soldier in the 130th Pennsylvania sat down in his camp near Falmouth, Virginia, in early 1863 to write a letter home to his loved ones. He included some homespun poetry.
The York Civil War Round Table welcomes nationally famous author Eric J. Wittenberg, an expert on cavalry, as its guest speaker for June. He will discuss the battle of Trevilian Station.