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Hanover woman reportedly married wounded soldier she nursed to health

The York Daily on December 2, 1887, reprinted a story from the Hanover Spectator about an unnamed Hanover woman who had nursed a badly wounded soldier, shot at the battle of Gettysburg, back to health and then married him. Such … Continue reading

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New York soldier described York’s Civil War hospital

From the summer of 1862 until the end of the Civil War, the Union army maintained a military hospital on Penn Common just south of what was then downtown York, Pa. Peaking at more than 2,000 patients at its fullest, … Continue reading

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Researching new book!

I have decided to fill a void in the Gettysburg Campaign by writing a book on the role of the U.S. Army Hospitals in this area during the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg. I will focus on the semi-permanent … Continue reading

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