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Who was that slain Yankee messenger at York County’s Green Ridge? Part II

The fourth Journal of York County Heritage, the York County, Pa., Heritage Trust’s scholarly publication, came out in September with another slate of articles that push county scholarship ahead. All four pieces address the Civil War in York County.

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Toppled Gettysburg battlefield monument regains its footing

This well-known Gettysburg monument – the 72nd Pennsylvania’s – was reinstalled on its pedestal at the Gettysburg battlefield this week. The monument stands again at an area in which the Union line held against Pickett’s Charge on the third day of fighting 150 years ago. High winds topplied the marker right before the 150th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Charles H. Glatfelter, distinguished historian: He would sign his kind letters ‘Charlie’

Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter, York County native and professor emeritas of Gettysburg College, died this week. Among other things, he was a leading authority about the Pennsylvania Dutch.

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