A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.
A young boy found a letter from Antietam under a floorboard in his house in Shamokin, Pennsylvania in April 1917.
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.
A photograph taken shortly after the Civil War shows mining operations in Wiconisco Township in Dauphin County in the 1860s.
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.
In October 1862, Irish miners in Schuylkill County staged an armed revolt against the government. Their actions foreshadowed even bloodier events.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the new town being constructed in Williams Valley in a September 1865 edition.