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The earliest inscriptions within the Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing and Peace Garden memorialize the 195 York County Veterans that were Killed in Action during World War I.  The names of these veterans appear in the first six columns, plus about one-half of the seventh column; as shown in the

Before getting to the Top 10 YorksPast Civil War Posts, here are links to the most recent posts related to talks on the Grand Army of the Republic and David E. Small Post, No. 369, G.A.R., of York, Pennsylvania. African American Civil War Veterans organize in York York Hosts son

Next-day coverage of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address did not appear in all newspapers.  Most of the newspapers that printed Lincoln’s speech utilized The Associated Press, who immediately sent out the speech from Gettysburg by telegraph. Other newspapers utilized their own reporters to provide next-day coverage.  Several of these newspaper accounts noted