Dec 24, 2008

Hanover man was a victim of both armies during the Gettysburg Campaign

(Cannonba!!) - More than 700 York County residents suffered losses to the passing armies during the Gettysburg Campaign. In a few cases, they were victimized more than once, and at times to both the Union and Confederate forces. One such multiple unfortunate was wealthy Hanover merchant and land owner Josiah W. Gitt, whose properties were in the wrong places at the wrong times. Continued

Photo: "Battle Monument, Hanover, PA" Scott Mingus/Wikipedia