Primary Source Collection –Confederate Invasion

The movement of the Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in the summer of 1863 created panic in the Cumberland Valley.  Here are a collection of newspaper articles from the period that can help students capture the intensity and the uncertainty that surrounded this dramatic “invasion” of the region.

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 4, 1863 Carlisle American Volunteer, July 9, 1863 Carlisle Herald, July 10, 1863 Carlisle American, July 15, 1863 Carlisle American, July 22, 1863 Carlisle American Volunteer, July 30, 1863
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