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.
Three miners in Lorberry were assaulted in a bar after expressing sorrow at Lincoln's assassination.
Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
Concerned citizens are raising money to help repair the grave of Civil War soldier John F. Dentzer.
In 1906, Admiral Robley D. Evans declared anthracite coal a vital strategic resource and used the Civil War as an example.
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.