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Confederates camped around York before the battle of Gettysburg

In giving frequent talks and presentations on Civil War topics related to York County, one of the most frequent questions I receive is the location of the various Confederate campsites in and around the city of York. Sometimes, the person … Continue reading

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Member of 21st North Carolina marveled at Pennsylvania during the invasion

As Confederate Major General Jubal A. Early’s 6,600-man division marched across Adams and York counties from June 26-27, 1863, many of the men marveled at the lush countryside, which was reminiscent of the Shenandoah Valley through which they had passed … Continue reading

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