Fall 2012

Purple Heart

York's Military Connections

We are proud of the York College Spartans who have served or are serving our country as members of the armed forces and would like to recognize several distinguished members of this outstanding group. If you know someone deserving of such attention, please drop a note to magazine@ycp.edu.

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Civil War

Understanding Civil War Legacy

The Civil War was a pivotal event in American history. Many agree that it helped unify the nation and led to the institution of slavery being abolished, but there is a great deal more to be said about its legacy. In 1961, during the War's centennial (and at the height of the Cold War and Civil Rights movement), Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet and scholar Robert Penn Warren explored the War's impact, and considered how it shaped modern America in The Legacy of the Civil War.

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