"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."
Boyle acted as an unofficial historian for the 96th Pennsylvania. He died on October 11, 1912 at the age of 79.
Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.
In June 1867, a thunderstorm passed through Wiconisco, Pennsylvania and electrocuted miners deep within one of the town's coal mines.
Victor Neiman penned a letter home to Lykens, PA from his training camp near San Antonio on December 26, 1917.
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Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
The Harrisburg Telegraph published hundreds of letters to Santa Claus in its December 1904 issues. They reveal pictures of life in the first decade of the 20th century.
In a series of letters published by the Lykens Standard, we see the lives and perspectives of World War 1 soldiers from Central Pennsylvania.
A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.