Monthly Archives: February 2013

Book signing “First Friday” night at the York Emporium!

Manchester Township author and researcher Scott L. Mingus, Sr. will sign copies of his newly released Civil War book this Friday, March 1, 2013, from 7 until 8:30 at the York Emporium. This large and eclectic used book store is … Continue reading

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Harrisburg CWRT: “Military Intelligence Staff Operations in the Army of the Potomac”

Speaking at our Friday March 22nd meeting, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have Colonel (Ret.) J. Boone Bartholomees, PhD, who will speak to us on “Military Intelligence Staff Operations in the Army of the Potomac”. Dr. … Continue reading

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Shamokin event remembers Polish Civil War veterans

SHAMOKIN, PA – Vincent Chesney will host the fifth annual Slavic performing arts heritage festival on Monday March 11 at 5pm. This year’s event is titled “Friends Like Eagles: Polish Officers in America’s Civil War”. It honors the 150th anniversary … Continue reading

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“Civil War Harrisburg” Topic at York CWRT on February 20

         James E. Schmick, president of the Camp Curtin Historical Society, Harrisburg, will present a program about the city of Harrisburg during the period 1861-1865 at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the monthly meeting of the York … Continue reading

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Images of old Camp Scott: a Civil War training facility in York, PA.

During the first couple of years of the American Civil War, Camp Scott in York PA was one of the leading training facilities in southern Pennsylvania for the Union army. Thousands of soldiers from New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and other … Continue reading

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