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Confederate demands on York–food, clothing and money

This the second of a three part series of posts chronicling the June 30, 1863 York Gazette coverage of the occupation of York by Confederate troops 150 years ago. General Early was very specific about what he expected for sparing … Continue reading

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Confederate invasion of York County no longer a rumor.

They really had come. York was occupied by thousands of Confederate troops. When the columns of soldiers marched into town that Sunday morning, the 28th of June, it was finally realized by all that the warnings and alarms were real … Continue reading

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