Dillsburg PA native Levi Mumper, raised in Gettysburg, was a Civil War veteran and a prominent photographer of the battlefield.
York Countian Edward Fisher of the 130th Pennsylvania described the horrors of the battle of Antietam in which his good friend Richard Smith perished.
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.
Washington Roebling gained fame for supervising the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. A new book details his earlier Civil War service, including at Gettysburg.