Category Archives: War

Manchester Twp. author Scott Mingus wins award for Civil War biography

Manchester Township author and historian Scott Mingus Sr. won the Nathan Bedford Forrest History Book Award this month for his 2013 biography, “Confederate General Williams ‘Extra Billy’ Smith.”

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Gettysburg National Military Park to host book signings with two historians

Gettysburg College professor of history Dr. Allen Guelzo and National Park Service chief historian Dr. Robert Sutton will sign copies of their books at the Gettysburg National Military Park Feb. 2, 2013.

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Jim McClure, Scott Mingus Sr. to sign books at YWCA of Hanover

Jim McClure and Scott Mingus Sr. will sign copies of “Echoing Still: More Civil War Voices from York County, Pa.” and other titles Jan 2, 2014, at YWCA of Hanover.

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Gettysburg author Jessica James celebrates new release

Adams County author Jessica James released “The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia” in October 2013, about Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby.

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American Civil War Wax Museum to host authors for Gettysburg Address anniversary

The American Civil War Wax Museum will host several authors, including Jeff Shaara, for the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address in November 2013.

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‘So You Think You Know Gettysburg?’ tells little-known Civil War facts

Jim and Suzanne Gindlesperger will speak on their book “So You Think You Know Gettysburg?” at the Guthrie Memorial Library in Hanover, Pa., Oct. 26, 2013.

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Baltimore author Jen Michalski to speak at York College

Baltimore author Jen Michalski will speak on her novel “The Tide King” at York College of Pennsylvania Oct. 24, 2013.

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Scott Mingus Sr. to speak on Confederate general at York County Civil War Roundtable

Manchester Township author and historian Scott Mingus Sr. will speak on Confederate Gen. William “Extra Billy” Smith at the October York County Civil War Roundtable Oct. 16, 2013.

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Judy Wolfman’s novel ‘Not My Time’ tells of Holocaust survivor Nessy Marks

Springettsbury Township author Judy Wolfman combined fiction with memories of former Yorker and Holocaust survivor Nessy Marks in her novel “Not My Time,” published Aug. 15, 2013.

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Richard Rubin will be among presenters at WWI History Symposium in York

The fall 2013 World War I History Symposium will be held Oct. 13, 2013, at the York County Heritage Trust Historical Society Museum, 250 East Market St., York.

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