Daily Archives: August 17, 2007

‘Flames Beyond Gettysburg’ research brings forth fresh facts about Civil War in York County

Lige White’s Comanches were in the vanguard of the Confederate invasion of York County in late June 1863. Here, the mounted unit rides in the vicinity of Hanover. In his new blog Cannonball, Scott Mingus will draw on his research … Continue reading

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Where exactly is the York/Lancaster border?

The Susquehanna River as seen from Highpoint. That’s Lancaster County, Pa., to the right and York County to the left. From the time York County withdrew from Lancaster County in 1749, the mother county has owned the river. Background posts: … Continue reading

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