Daily Archives: February 13, 2009

Civil War book: ‘When flames brilliantly illuminated the sky over the Susquehanna River’

Flames shoot from a grill atop a pier from the bridge that the Union Army burned in 1863 to stop the Confederate advance. Two subsequent bridges used those same now-empty piers. In recent years, re-enactors have simulated the burning of … Continue reading

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