Monthly Archives: January 2013

Glossbrenner vs. Bailey: Politics in Civil War-era York, Pa.

Adam John Glossbrenner was a veteran politician from York, Pennsylvania.  Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, on August 31, 1810, he decided to become a printer and moved west to Hamilton, Ohio in 1827, where he became the publisher of the Western … Continue reading

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New Ann Small Niess novel portrays antebellum and Civil War life in York, Pa.

Ann Small Niess is a Florida-based author and artist with deep roots in York County, Pennsylvania. Like the famed Grandma Moses, she began writing during her elder years, weaving stories and incidents from her childhood with historical events that happened … Continue reading

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150th Civil War Anniversary Contest: 20 questions on York County in the Civil War

Think you know something about the Civil War history of York County, Pa.? Try this quiz! Send me an e-mail with your answers. I will randomly select one winner on February 1st from all of the messages received by that … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg on January 16

The York Civil War Round Table will feature 14 year old Civil War author Cooper H. Wingert speaking on his fifth book, The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign’s Northernmost Reaches at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 16, … Continue reading

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Civil War postcard from Hanover, Pa.

One of my hobbies is collecting old postcards from the early 20th century with Civil War topics such as monuments, battlefields, generals and personalities, buildings, etc. My focal point is the Battle of Gettysburg, as well as ACW-related topics from … Continue reading

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