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From Page to Projector: ‘The Killer Angels’ / ‘Gettysburg’

The Battle of Gettysburg took place 151 years ago this month, the bloodiest battle ever fought on U.S. soil. The events of those three days changed the tide of the Civil War and contained several fascinating stories from both the … Continue reading

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Gettysburg author Jessica James wins Southern Fiction award

Gettysburg author Jessica James is the first two-time winner of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction, according to a news release. James first won the prestigious literary award in 2011 for her Civil War novel “Noble Cause,” … Continue reading

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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … Continue reading

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Book signing ‘Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps’ at Pages of the Past Bookstore

Editors M. David Detweiler and David Reisch will lecture and sign copies of their newest Gettysburg title at 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Pages of the Past Bookstore, 13 Baltimore Street in Gettysburg, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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Lancaster Civil War Round Table to host author Thomas A. Bogar as a speaker

The Lancaster Civil War Round Table will welcome author Thomas A. Bogar as their speaker at 7 p.m. June 12 at Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road. Bogar will speak on his recent book “Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: … Continue reading

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Two book events set for local author J. Arthur Moore

J. Arthur Moore of Lancaster County will sign and sell books and talk about his Civil War series “Journey Into Darkness” from noon to 2 p.m. May 25 at Antiques at Silver Bell Farm, 1641 Horseshoe Pike (Route 322) just … Continue reading

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Lancaster Civil War Round Table to welcome author J. David Petruzzi

The Lancaster Civil War Round Table will welcome author, speaker and historian J.David Petruzzi at 7 p.m. April 10 at the Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road. The program is free to attend.  JD will speak on his latest book, … Continue reading

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Stewartstown Historical Society to present ‘Letters from Home’

“Letters from Home,” by Springettsbury Township author Ronald L. Hershner, will be presented by the Stewartstown Historical Society at 7:30 April 2 at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. The book offers rare personal insight into the … Continue reading

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Lancaster County Joel Moore author pens Civil War series, ‘Journey Into Darkness’

Lancaster County Joel Arthur Moore penned the Journey Into Darkness series about a teen boy who follows his father into the Civil War.

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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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