Category Archives: York CWRT

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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Paddy Has Gone For a Soldier: Songs and Stories of the Soldiers of the Irish Brigade at York CWRT on April 16

The York Civil War Round Table will feature Civil War Period musician Mike Plunkett at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7 p.m.  The presentation is called “Paddy Has Gone For a Soldier: Songs and Stories of … Continue reading

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Sculptor Gary Casteel to appear at York CWRT on March 19

Historic sculptor Gary Casteel will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the York Civil War Round Table on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7 p.m. The presentation topic of the evening will be “Civil War Monumentation and … Continue reading

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Major General John F. Reynolds to appear at York CWRT on Feb. 19

Living historian Michael A. Riley will appear at the February 19, 2014, monthly meeting of the York Civil War Round Table. He portrays Union Major General John F. Reynolds. Commander of the I Corps of the Army of the Potomac … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss role of 26th North Carolina at Gettysburg on January 15

The York Civil War Round Table will feature author Eric Lindblade at its monthly meeting on January 15, 2014.  The topic of the evening will be “The Battle was Grand, Sublime, and Awful: The 26th North Carolina and the Battle of … Continue reading

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2014 Schedule – York Civil War Round Table

The York Civil War Round Table meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month except December in the auditorium of the York County Heritage Trust, 250 E. Market Street, York PA. All meetings are FREE and open to … Continue reading

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President Lincoln to appear at York Civil War Round Table on Nov. 20

In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, the York Civil War Round Table has scheduled living historian James Hayney portraying Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. The presentation is titled “The Gettysburg Address: Facts … Continue reading

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“Extra Billy” Smith to appear at York Civil War Round Table on Oct. 16

Living historian Ed LeFevre will appear at the October 16, 2013, monthly meeting of the York Civil War Round Table in York, Pa. He portrays Confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith, the oldest general officer at the Battle of Gettysburg … Continue reading

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