Category Archives: Civil War events

York CWRT meeting for 1/21 postponed

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The York CWRT meeting on Wednesday, January 21,2015 has been postponed due to the forecast of a Winter Weather Advisory with 1 to 3 inches of possible snow. We are rescheduling the speaker, Randy Drais, to a Saturday … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss Gen. George Pickett on January 21

The York Civil War Round Table will feature York native and roundtable member, Randy Drais, as their featured speaker at the monthly meeting on January 21, 2015. Mr. Drais will present a PowerPoint talk on “General George Pickett’s Official Report … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss Lewis Miller and the American Civil War on November 19

The York Civil War Round Table will feature Daniel Roe, Director of Education at the York County Heritage Trust, as their featured speaker at the monthly meeting on November 19, 2014. Mr. Roe will present a PowerPoint talk on “Lewis … Continue reading

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Roger Heller to discuss conscientious objectors on October 5 in York PA

Adams and York counties back during the mid-1800s were heavily pastoral. Many of the residents were of German origin, including hundreds of members of religious denominations with decided pacifist or non-interventionist ideals. An interesting and unique Civil War presentation is … Continue reading

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York CWRT to feature Dr. Charlie Fennell discussing the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 2014

The York Civil War Round Table will feature the always entertaining Dr. Charles C. Fennell, Jr. at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. A long-time friend of the York CWRT, Dr. Fennell is returning for his annual Battlefield … Continue reading

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York CWRT : George Pickett: Southern Patriot or War Criminal topic on August 20

The York Civil War Round Table invites the public to its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 20 at 7:00 PM in the auditorium of the York County Heritage Trust, 250 E. Market Street, York, PA. The meeting and parking are … Continue reading

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Battle of Falling Waters 1863: Custer, Pettigrew and the End of the Gettysburg Campaign topic at York CWRT on July 16

Author George F. Franks, III will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the York Civil War Round Table on July 16, 2014.  Mr. Franks will present a PowerPoint talk based on his new book, “Battle of Falling … Continue reading

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York CWRT presents “The Underground Railroad in York County” on June 18

Did you know York County residents collectively once owned hundreds of slaves, and the last person still held as a slave died in the 1840s near Hanover? Did you know the county was a hotbed of activity for the Underground … Continue reading

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“Jubal’s in the Valley: The Battle of Monocacy 150th Anniversary” at York CWRT on May 21

Historian and author Gail Stephens will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the York Civil War Round Table on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 7 p.m. The presentation topic of the evening will be “Jubal’s in the … Continue reading

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William C. Davis to present “The Lies of Loreta Velazquez” lecture at Harrisburg CWRT

For our 55th Anniversary lecture on Friday May 16th, the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table is proud to have one of our past presidents and lifetime members, William C. Davis, speak to us on “The Lies of Loreta Velazquez”. Loreta … Continue reading

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