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Relics from the Wrightsville skirmish from the Gettysburg Campaign

Most readers know I wrote a best-selling book entitled Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The Confederate Expedition to the Susquehanna River (Savas Beatie, 2011) which details Confederate Brig. Gen. John B. Gordon’s march to Wrightsville, Pa., on Sunday night, June 28, 1863, … Continue reading

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York CWRT to discuss The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg on January 16

The York Civil War Round Table will feature 14 year old Civil War author Cooper H. Wingert speaking on his fifth book, The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign’s Northernmost Reaches at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 16, … Continue reading

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Civil War Historian Jeffry Wert to speak at York CWRT on August 15

The York Civil War Round Table will feature Civil War historian Jeffry D. Wert at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. The topic of the evening will be “A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee’s Triumph 1862- 1863.” This … Continue reading

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In the Footsteps of J.E.B. Stuart: Rebels Ride from Hanover, Part 2

Background post: Rebels Ride from Hanover, Part 1 As some of J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalrymen escorted 125 captured Union supply wagons across Fairview Road south of Hanover, Pennsylvania, following the Battle of Hanover, outriders and foraging patrols frequently raided the … Continue reading

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Another victim of J.E.B. Stuart

An early war etching of some of “Jeb” Stuart’s Virginia cavaliers. From Harper’s Weekly. Add Jefferson area merchant Conrad Myers to the long list of York County merchants who felt the sting of the Confederate raiding parties during the Gettysburg … Continue reading

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