Caralunas became one of the first soldiers from Schuylkill County to be killed-in-action during World War I.
The aging veterans who were the first to arrive at the US Capitol in April 1861 pledged their loyalty to the Union once more as America entered World War I.
As influenza killed hundreds in Schuylkill County in 1918, volunteers stepped up to save lives.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
A scene from the film mirrors the experience of a Coal Region doctor who served with the British in WWI.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.
Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
Dr. Daniel E. Berney was severely wounded while evacuating wounded soldiers during the First World War.
On a sunny Saturday in August 1918, more than 150 young men prepared for entry into the U.S. Army at the town park in Elizabethville, PA.