Tag Archives: Cumberland County

Harrisburg CWRT presents Cooper Wingert on the Battle of Sporting Hill

At the Friday, June 8 meeting, HCWRT member Cooper Wingert will discuss the Battle of Sporting Hill. On June 30, 1863, this engagement marked the northernmost fighting of the Gettysburg Campaign and it occurred in our backyard. The presentation will … Continue reading

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New book details the Confederate march on Harrisburg and related skirmishes

Cooper H. Wingert is a young author from central Pennsylvania who has proven to be a very talented researcher in his short career as a writer and history buff. The Enola native has been studying primary accounts of the defense … Continue reading

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