Monthly Archives: December 2016

Civil War vets reconnect after 48 years in York County

Following the American Civil War, veterans from both the North and South often assembled with their comrades to renew their acquaintances, relive old war stories, and to remember those who had given their last full measure of devotion. Some men … Continue reading

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York Civil War Round Table Announces 2017 Schedule

The York, Pennsylvania, Civil War Round Table has recently released the schedule of speakers for its 2017 campaign (and 20th anniversary as a group). All meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in the … Continue reading

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Novel recalls Union veteran’s actual post-war reconciliation march through Dixie

Following the Civil War, most veterans returned home to their families, jobs, and communities. Some found things unchanged; others faced uncertain futures, particularly in the South. Large numbers of veterans struggled with chronic illnesses and pain; some ended up in … Continue reading

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JEB Stuart’s Rebel cavalrymen camped in Dover man’s fields

I frequently peruse eBay and other on-line auction sites looking for photographs/CDVs of York Countians from the Civil War era. Often, they are unidentified. Every now and then, I purchase one that is of a known person. Recently, I was … Continue reading

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