York PA preacher Rev. Thomas Street gave a fiery sermon in Nov. 1863 after President Lincoln asked for a national day of thanksgiving.
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.
York Countian Edward Fisher of the 130th Pennsylvania described the horrors of the battle of Antietam in which his good friend Richard Smith perished.
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.
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.