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Camp Security Review, Part Two

This is the second in a series of posts reviewing the history and significance of Camp Security. As far as we know the site, just east of York, is the only remaining Revolutionary of War prisoner-of-war camp that hasn’t been … Continue reading

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York County Revolutionary War Militia Registration

I have learned a lot about the Revolutionary War era in the past six years or so since I stepped up my research on Camp Security. Did you ever wonder how those farmers, merchants and craftsmen in the far flung … Continue reading

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Guards at Camp Security 12: Waiting for pay

Since the states were responsible for Militia Pay Rolls during the Revolutionary War, and Camp Security was guarded by York County Militia during much of its existence, the Pennsylvania State Archives is the place to look for individual names. Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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