A Torchlight Parade for Abraham Lincoln in Lykens, Pennsylvania in 1864

In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.


“Revolutionary Disloyalty” – A Coal Miners’ Rebellion in Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill County During the Civil War

In October 1862, Irish miners in Schuylkill County staged an armed revolt against the government. Their actions foreshadowed even bloodier events.