Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Civil War Network debuts today

With a lineup that includes Pulitzer Prize winning Civil War author James McPherson, The Civil War Network makes its debut today on the network’s web site,

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Another Union general from York

Bronze bust of Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman at the Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi. Lauman was one of the few men with York ties to fight in the Siege of Vicksburg. York is most noted as being the … Continue reading

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Another opinion on York’s surrender

Artist Lewis Miller’s depiction of the occupation of downtown York by the Confederate army in late June 1863. (YCHT). Francis Wallace was a veteran newspaper editor in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. When the Confederate army marched down the Shenandoah Valley toward … Continue reading

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York Emporium Writing Contest

Do you enjoy science fiction? What about writing short stories? If so, perhaps you could come up with a Civil War-themed sci-fi entry in a new contest sponsored by Jim and Pam Lewin of The York Emporium used book store. … Continue reading

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New book by Scott Butcher!

Fellow blogger and York historian and architectural expert Scott Butcher has recently announced the publication of his latest book, York’s Historic Architecture, by History Press, a Charleston, SC-based publisher. The book is now hitting local bookstores and gift shops, and … Continue reading

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August meeting – York Civil War Round Table

Author Scott Mingus signs copies of his latest book at a store in Gettysburg The August meeting of the York CWRT will feature Scott Mingus as the guest speaker, telling true tales and Human Interest Stories from the Gettysburg Campaign … Continue reading

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