Tag Archives: Friends of Camp Security

Guards at Camp Security: William Adams

William Adams is next in my continuing series on York County Militia members who served as guards at Camp Security. Adams was born in Ireland on February 4, 1748 and emigrated with his family to York County, where he enlisted … Continue reading

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Guards at Camp Security: Andrew Anderson, Part 2

My last post included an excerpt from the April 1834 Revolutionary War pension application supplement of Andrew Anderson. Anderson was part of the militia guard at Camp Security near York in late 1781. As promised, here is a more detailed … Continue reading

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Archaeological Dig Approved at Camp Security

The Friends of Camp Security, working with Springettsbury Township, has been awarded a grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to enable an archaeological dig planned for late summer. There will be a public meeting at the Springettsbury Township … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Four

The drawing above is the fourth in a series of four color drawings attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot). He was captured with the army of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia in … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Three

Last month I shared the first and second of four drawings attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot), and formerly of the 9th Regiment, portraying his arrival at Camp Security and subsequent escape. … Continue reading

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Sergeant Lamb at Camp Security–Part Two

This is the second drawing in the series of four attributed to Sergeant Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Regiment of Foot), and formerly of the 9th Regiment, portraying his arrival at Camp Security, whereupon he soon started … Continue reading

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1781–York County Militia Lt. Scott finds site for Camp Security

The transcription below is of one of the original letters concerning Camp Security that will be on display Saturday April 20 at York County Heritage Trust, 250 East Market Street. It is part of a special one day exhibit, free … Continue reading

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Original Camp Security artifacts and documents on exhibit April 20

A few months ago I shared the information that a researcher at the British National Army Museum recently found color drawings, assumed to have been done by Sgt. Roger Lamb of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, illustrating Camp Security and the … Continue reading

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Camp Security to be Preserved

I am so glad to hear the good news that the Pasch property (also known as the Weist farm), a vital part of the original tract on which Camp Security was located, is going to be preserved. Camp Security is … Continue reading

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