Guest blogger and licensed battlefield guide John T. Krepps presents the story of David Thompson, a Black soldier from Hanover, PA.
Historians Brad & Linda Gottfried will discuss the formation of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg and Lincoln’s role. 11/16. 7 p.m., York County History Center, York PA
The April 2021 Zoom meeting of the York (PA) Civil War Round Table will feature Bob Bowser discussing Lincoln conspirator Ned Spangler.
York County’s Democratic congressman, Joseph Bailey, voted against recruiting black soldiers. He later supported President Lincoln’s war efforts.