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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.

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

3 CDVs Same Civil War ID Officer York Pa.

3 CDVs Same Civil War ID Officer York Pa.

Civil war monument, york, Pa.

Civil War CDV Lady Day Dress York PA by Evans. $4.00, via Etsy.

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.

Man with One Leg on Crutches - Carte de Visite: by Chas. E. Wallin Co. of York, Pennsylvania has a green 3 cent revenue stamp on the back. This means that it was taken during the American Civil War. The man with one empty pants leg pinned up might be a veteran returned from the war.

CIVIL WAR ERA 1866 CDV Photograph TAX Stamp York Pennsylvania PA Woman | eBay

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

Receipt from Confederate quartermaster Major Charles E. Snodgrass for the $78,610 collected from York's citizens and turned over by Chief Burgess David Small. This was in response to Jubal Early's demand for a $100,000 cash tribute he levied on the civic leaders.

William C. Goodridge Mural, next to the Penn St. Market House, York, Pennsylvania. He was active in the Underground Railroad before the Civil War

Union Flag- American Civil War - ancestors fought for New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

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.

Washington Hall, Southwest corner of S. George St. & King St., York, PA. Used as a hospital for wounded Confederate soldiers from the Battle of Gettysburg

Former National Hotel - Union headquarters for the 20th Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia during the Gettysburg Campaign

Civil War Memorial, Penn Common, York, Pennsylvania | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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

Detail from York County's Civil War monument in Penn Park in downtown York.

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

York in 1843. Twenty years later, this view would have been very similar for Brig. Gen. John B. Gordon's Confederate advance guard as they entered York along Market Street from the west.

Confederate mapmakers prepared for the 1863 invasion of Pennsylvania

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.

In this sketch by artist Lewis Miller, citizens of York line the street as Confederate soldiers march from the west into York’s Center...

In this sketch by artist Lewis Miller, Confederate soldiers lower the Union flag in York’s Center Square during the occupation of York...

An address to the people of York from Maj. Gen. Jubal Early that was printed in the June 30, 1863 edition of the Gazette.

150 years ago: Rebel troops marched into York