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Scott Mingus at a past book signing for the Greater Dover Historical Society (submitted)

Welcome to Cannonball!

Welcome to the new blog for Civil War-related topics as they concern York County and the immediate area! Over time, I will be featuring anecdotes, true stories, original accounts from participants, and other materials concerning this area during the American Civil War. Readers who wish to contribute stories or information may contact me at my e-mail address. York County played an important role in the Gettysburg Campaign. As I researched my manuscript regarding John Gordon’s brigade and their time here, I found dozens of nice accounts of the area, its people, and its farms from Confederate and Union sources. I will share some of these periodically.

York’s twin market sheds in Centre Square (YCHC)