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.
Hanover telegrapher Daniel Trone used this key to tap out the first messages about the Rebel invasion of York County and again to wire the first reports of the Battle of Gettysburg. Photo by Scott Mingus. Telegraph key is on display at the PA Room in Guthrie Memorial Library in Hanover.