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Did this Civil War Medal of Honor recipient suffer from PTSD?

York, Pa.’s, own John Henry Denig was not only a hero, but a bit of a post-war rascal. Some evaluating his conduct after the war wonder if he was suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).

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Prospect Hill Cemetery moment honors heroes in emergency, armed services

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photograph captures a memorable moment Sunday at Prospect Hill Cemetery. Here we have U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, in military uniform, handing a folded American flag Michelle Miller, second from left. Michelle Miller is the wife of Loganville Fire Company chief Rodney Miller, who died in the line of duty earlier this year. The moment was part of a Court of Valor observance, tied to Sept. 11, 2001. The Court of Valor bears the names of more than 300 military veterans who earned medals for valor or sacrifice. So the day was a moment in recognizing heroes in the emergency services and armed services.

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Much of Sinking Springs Farm to remain in farmland after subdivision

Neat stuff/linked in: History mystery photo/YDR Jeopardy/Medal of Honor Sinking Springs Farm has been in the news recently. The historic Manchester Township farm, framed by Church Road, Sinking Springs Lane, North George Street, Locust Lane and Susquehanna Trail, has been … Continue reading

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Total recall, almost: ‘Remember’ reminds us about York Symphony: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 16, 2012

Yorktownsquare covers a Gettysburg Museum of History controversy, Medal of Honor winners in Gettysburg and the Majestic Theater in that same town.

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