Posted by Scott Mingus Confederates, Gettysburg Campaign, York
Philadelphia reporter: Rebels behaved very well while in York
Columbus (Ohio) Crisis, July 29, 1863, citing the Philadelphia Age, a long defunct newspaper. Several reporters from Philadelphia, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Reading were in York during the Confederate occupation, along with some from out of state papers such as Baltimore and New York. Their reports provide a source of interesting eyewitness accounts of the town and its residents and their reactions to the invaders from Dixieland.