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Living historians honor York’s 87th Pennsylvania: Part 2

Recently, I began a brief series of posts with interviews with some of the Civil War reenactment community here in York County, Pennsylvania. More than 5,000 soldiers from this county served in the Civil War. Perhaps the most famous regiment … Continue reading

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Living historians honor York’s 87th Pennsylvania

I have long enjoyed speaking with living historians of various periods, those hobbyists who like to dress in recreations of historical uniforms or clothing and, most importantly, share a glimpse of what life might have been like for long ago … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss the “Lincoln Conspirators” on April 19

On April 19, 2017, please join the York Civil War Round Table in its 20th Anniversary Year, welcoming historical reenactor and lecturer Mark D. Grim, Jr. to our meeting for his presentation on the “Imprisonment, Trial and Execution of the … Continue reading

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28th Annual Civil War Reenactment at Neshaminy State Park Set for April 29-30

The 28th annual Civil War Re-enactment will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, 2017 at Neshaminy State Park, located on 3401 State Road in Bensalem, PA, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, rain or shine. Admission is free. This event is … Continue reading

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87th Pennsylvania Living Historians Release 2017 Schedule of Events

The 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry is looking for a few good men (and women!) to join their ranks. They are accepting new members to portray infantrymen, civilians, sutlers, doctors, and other historical impressions. The original regiment was raised in September … Continue reading

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Co. C, 87th Pennsylvania remembers the 153rd anniversary of the battle of Monocacy

Several members of the York County-based Company C, 87th Pennsylvania reenactors journeyed south to the Frederick, Maryland, area to help the National Park Service commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the battle of Monocacy. At that pitched fight on July 9, … Continue reading

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87th Pennsylvania reenactors planning Memoral Day event

The 87th Pennsylvania reenactment group, based in south-central Pennsylvania, honors the memory of the actual 87th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, which served in the Union army from the fall of 1861 until it was mustered out after the war in … Continue reading

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27th annual Civil War Reenactment at Neshaminy State Park

Confederate re-enactors at the Neshaminy Civil War Re-enactment defend their territory.  (Credit: Ilena Di Toro)  27th ANNUAL CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT AT NESHAMINY STATE PARK The Battle of Bull Run/First Manassas The 27th annual Civil War Re-enactment will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24, 2016 at … Continue reading

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Join the Union army! Reenactors wanted! 87th PA schedule released!

The 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry is looking for a few good men (and women!) to join their ranks. They are accepting new members to portray infantrymen, civilians, sutlers, doctors, and other historical impressions. The original regiment was raised in September … Continue reading

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Civil War Chaplains to be the focus of York CWRT Jan. 20

The York Civil War Round Table will kick off its 2016 campaign, which runs from January to November, with a special dual presentation titled “Fighting Parsons”: Civil War Chaplains at its monthly meeting on January 20. Multiple award-winning author Scott … Continue reading

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