"I pronounce this rebellion wicked," thundered John Chandler Gregg in a speech given in Wiconisco, Pennsylvania.
On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.
Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.
A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.
The letter was written by a soldier from Shamokin, Pennsylvania in September 1862.
On the night after the Battle of Antietam, a wounded soldier experiences a horrifying nightmare of terror on the battlefield.
In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.
Visitors to Antietam battlefield in 1862 took unexploded shells home as souvenirs. The results were disastrous, and often deadly.
Soldiers from a company in the 96th Pennsylvania describe their experiences in the Battle of South Mountain in September 1862.
When a Confederate army threatened Pennsylvania in September 1862, the citizens of Pottsville jumped into action. They also felt the harsh hand of war.