York newspaperman David Small, an ardent Democrat, questioned why President Lincoln did not send his own son off to war while ordering others to do so.
A temporary field hospital established after the Battle of Hanover reportedly closed after some townspeople grew weary of supporting the patients.
Ron Kirkwood will talk July 17 at 7 pm at the York County History Center, 250 E. Market St. His topic is the George Spangler Farm Hospitals at Gettysburg.
York Civil War Round Table: June 19, 7 pm: Michael Jesperger will discuss the attempted theft of Abraham Lincoln’s body from its grave. YCHC, 250 E. Market St., York PA. FREE talk!