A memoir from the 1930s describes the hard life of a breaker boy in Civil War-era Schuylkill County.
In September 1862, Irish immigrants living near Scranton rose up to resist efforts to enroll local men for the draft and service in the Civil War.
A new project aims to tell stories of Pennsylvania's role in the American Civil War.
Port Carbon's Civil War monument was dedicated on July 4, 1906 to much fanfare.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
Private Thomas Hudson disappeared during the Civil War. His mother set out to find out what happened to her son.
In May 2019, we traveled to Port Carbon to see two Civil War monuments dedicated to local residents.
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.