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Millersburg’s Ties to the American Civil War

Posted By on November 9, 2015


Soldiers for the Cause:  Millersburg’s ties to the American Civil War

Program to be held at Colonnade Theater

MILLERSBURG — The Historical Society of Millersburg and Upper Paxton Township invites the public to “Soldiers for the Cause:  Millersburg‘s Ties to the American Civil War.

The program will be presented November 11, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Colonnade Theater, Center Street, Millersburg.  Admission is free.

Britt Charles Isenberg, a licensed battlefield guide and historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, who resides in Gettysburg, with his wife Suezana, is a 2004 graduate of Millersburg High School and a 2004 graduate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania.  He spends the majority of his days guiding, lecturing, researching, writing and photographing topics in Civil War history.  His greatest areas of expertise include Pennsylvania Troops at Gettysburg and in the Civil War, the Peach Orchard, and The Wheatfield at Gettysburg, and the Aftermath Story.

Isenberg will present the program how many small communities across the United States furnished soldiers to the Union war effort during the Civil War.  By the time the guns went silent and after four years of bloody struggle, Millersburg was one of those small communities that was profoundly impacted by the war years.  From heroes to legends, this program will explore some of the personalities, stories and sacrifices that connect Millersburg to America’s most defining conflict.


The above press release from the Historical Society of Millersburg and Upper Paxton Township appeared in The Citizen Standard (Valley View, Pennsylvania), 20 October 2015.  In addition to its website, the Society is also found on Facebook.

For all past posts on this blog pertaining to Millersburg, click on Millersburg or Upper Paxton Township.



One Response to “Millersburg’s Ties to the American Civil War”

  1. Phyllis Jacobs says:

    Wow, I really hate to miss that program with Mr. Isenberg. My ancestor, Daniel Keen was from Millersburg and was in the 50th regiment, inf. I would love to hear about these folks. I live so far away. Too bad.

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