Category Archives: Manchester

York County soldiers: Pvt. George Berkheimer

George Berkheimer was just one of more than 11,000 men in York County, Pennsylvania, who served in the Union army during the American Civil War. His regiment, the 187 the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, served in the Army of the Potomac … Continue reading

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Civil War graves – Manchester Union Cemetery

Manchester Union Cemetery is at the corner of S.R. 181 (Main Street / known as North George Street Extension south of town toward York) and S.R. 921 (Maple Street) in Manchester, Pennsylvania. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in … Continue reading

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Civil War graves – Manchester Lutheran Cemetery

Manchester Lutheran Cemetery is located along North George Street in downtown Manchester, Pa. (during the Civil War often known as Liverpool Post Office). Confederate cavalry, specifically the 17th Virginia Cavalry under Col. William H. French, rode past this site during … Continue reading

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