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Civil War in York County, Pa.

Photos of the people, places, and events related to the Civil War in historic York County, Pennsylvania. More than 11,000 Confederate soldiers and 10,000 Union soldiers passed through here in June and July 1863 in the Gettysburg Campaign.

Samuel Weaver and a hired crew exhumed the bodies of the fallen Union soldiers from the June 30, 1863, Battle of Hanover in southwestern York County, PA.

Dillsburg home of Colonel Matthew Quay, a Medal of Honor recipient for bravery at the Battle of Fredericksburg during the Civil War.

CDV Zouave Chasseur with Wife York PA Backmark

cdv-Zouave/Chasseur with Wife- York PA Backmark

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3 CDVs Same Civil War ID Officer York Pa.

3 CDVs Same Civil War ID Officer York Pa.

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Edmund Spangler (August 10, 1825 – February 7, 1875), also known as Edman, Edward, and Ned Spangler, was originally from York, Pennsylvania, but he spent the majority of his life in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Convicted of conspiracy in the Abraham Lincoln assassination, he was employed at Ford's Theatre at the time of Abraham Lincoln's murder.

Civil War soldier York Pennsylvania cabinet card copy from much earlier Tintype, Ambrotype, Daguerreotype or CDV from CrowCreekUnique on ETSY

York Friends Meeting House, 100 block of W. Philadelphia St., York, Pennsylvania. The Quakers were active in the Underground Railroad movement in York County and held several rallies here.

One of the plaques on the Civil War monument in Penn Park in downtown York, PA.

Bullets dropped by Confederate soldiers as they moved toward the Yankees at the 1863 skirmish of Wrightsville.

House saved by the efforts of Confederate soldiers who passed buckets and pitchers of water from the river to douse flaming embers from the burning bridge. Sunday night, June 28, 1863.