Book takes detailed look at Confederate raid across York County

This scene showing the burning of the Wrightsville Bridge in 1863 is the focal point of the cover of Scott Mingus’ newest book. Background posts: Unsung York County asset: Actual, virtual historical community with hustle and Books probing York County in the Civil War come in strong, sudden onslaught and Signs point to York, ‘Prize of the Confederacy,’ and other York/Adams Civil War wonders.

Fellow blogger Scott Mingus’ new book is the most thorough micro-study yet of the Confederate expedition to the banks of the Susquehanna River in late June 1863.
That raid included the controversial surrender of York, which Mingus covers in detail… .

More to come on this important work, “Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The Gordon Expedition, June 1863.”
Meanwhile, click here for ordering information.

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Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.
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