Civil War Trails has recently installed new interpretive signs in York County PA. A new book offers perspectives on key events in the area.
Author Scott Mingus presents a talk on the Cumberland Valley RR in the Civil War. Jan. 15, 7 p.m., York County History Center, 250 E. Market St. York, PA
A Rebel soldier who fought at Gettysburg later designed and sculpted the impressive Irish Brigade Monument. William O’Donovan had a connection to York PA.
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.
Peter Tsouras has written a fascinating book on Maj. Gen. George H. Sharpe and the Creation of American Military Intelligence in the Civil War.
Washington Roebling gained fame for supervising the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. A new book details his earlier Civil War service, including at Gettysburg.