The Cove During Wartime in 1863
June 29, 2023
Spring is being ushered out by the blazing summer sun and thousands of locals find themselves looking up at the sky. They’re not looking for a rain cloud but rather to offer a prayer that the Confederate soldiers will look elsewhere in their search for supplies to meet the needs of war time life.
The year is 1863 and as the southern armies cast their gaze away from significant defeats, the commonwealth of Pennsylvania starts coming into sharper focus.
Middle school history class focuses on the burning of Chambersburg and Gettysburg, the battle of them all.
Many summer afternoons were spen...