Tag Archives: Grand Army of the Republic

Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during April 2016

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. If you … Continue reading

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Battle Flag for York African American Civil War Soldiers

This case at the Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library, in Philadelphia, contains what remains of the original battle flag of the 127th Regiment, United States Colored Troops. Four African American Civil War veterans, with York, Pennsylvania connections, … Continue reading

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DC Cherry Blossoms and Civil War Graves

Last Saturday I took a break from viewing the blossoming Japanese cherry trees in Washington DC and took a walk across Arlington Memorial Bridge in search of the headstone of a local Civil War soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery. … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during February 2016

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. If you … Continue reading

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York Hosts son of John Brown from Harper’s Ferry fame

This photo shows Jason Brown (left), second oldest son of abolitionist John Brown, and Rev. John H. Hector, initial Post Commander of the David E. Small Post, No. 369, G.A.R.; an African American Grand Army of the Republic post in … Continue reading

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African American Civil War Veterans organize in York

I will be presenting at the February meeting of the York Civil War Round Table. The title of my talk is: Examining a Unique African American G.A.R. Post as the Grand Army of the Republic Celebrates 150 Years. The York … Continue reading

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Three Free Talks in Next Four Weeks

I use this montage, from the 1994 Annual Report of York International Corporation, as the title slide in my presentation York Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; from 1935 to 2005. This talk is a continuation of an earlier presentation on the … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during September 2015

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. These are your favorites during September 2015: YORK FAIR Finger Ring Mementos crafted by The Mighty Atom Several readers reminded me … Continue reading

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Civil War Veterans organize throughout York County

York County Posts of the Grand Army of the Republic This postcard shows a badge with flag ribbon; a design approved by the United States Congress and authorized to be worn by comrades of the Grand Army of the Republic. … Continue reading

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Patriotic Parade of York Mfg. Co.; Leaving York Mfg. Plant on West York Street to Possibly Join York’s 1913 GAR Parade, i.e. Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg

This is one of the slides that I’ve already prepared for a Fall 2013 OLLI  talk entitled “From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation, the First 60-Years of York Corporation.”  As soon as I saw Blake Stough’s Preserving … Continue reading

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