Tag Archives: ‘Civil War Voices’

Civil War Voices from York County, Pa., are echoing still

Civil War historians Scott L. Mingus Sr. and James McClure have written a sequel to their popular 2011 book “Civil War Voices.”

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Aged York County veteran put on old Civil War uniform in pursuit of pension

‘Civil War Voices from York County, Pa.’ should be released in time for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

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Boring Furniture pedestal ‘beautiful, well made piece’: Linked in to history, 12/21/12

Long-closed Boring Furniture of North York continues to draw interest from owners of their fine pieces

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York County photography calendar captures scenes with calligraphy flourish: Linked in to history, Dec.10, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com contains links to ‘Civil War Journalism,’ a calendar featuring York’s Colonial Courthouse, ‘Civil War Voices’ booksigning, and Articles of Confederation digital contest winners

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Reader to magazine: Remember, York County was involved in the Civil War

The photographs made by York Township’s Dianne Bowders are favorites of this blog. She finds landscapes, scenery and landmarks that just seem to fit here. And her photographs are perfectly composed and she finds just the right light. Here, she … Continue reading

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The pride of being an American is written on his face: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 10, 2011

Billie Houseman of York is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge in World War II’s European Theater. The York countian, proudly in uniform, attended a York Expo Center commemoration this week marking the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  … Continue reading

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Something missing from the square in Gettysburg? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 2, 2011

This normally upright statue of Abraham Lincoln, so prominent on Gettysburg’s square, is seen in a reclining position. Abe’s on his side, ready for shipment to a repairman in New Jersey. The Hanover Evening Sun provided this photograph and reported:  … Continue reading

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10 links explaining PA Civil War 150′s visit and York County, Pa.’s role in that bloody war

The Pennsylvania 150th Civil War Road Show will roll into York, and the expandable 53-foot trailer will unfold for three days on Penn Park. This view shows the size of the trailer scaled against the pedestrian. Also of interest: Invaders … Continue reading

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