“A Copperhead outrage” – An attack on a pro-Union newspaper in Schuylkill County during the Civil War

In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.

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As Confederates invaded Pennsylvania in 1863, the coal mines of northern Dauphin County were in chaos

When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.