After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
Lieutenant William D. Williams was mortally wounded at Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864.
Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.
On May 10, 1864, Josiah and Franklin Workman were killed in combat during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
Corporal Henry Keiser recorded the horrific events of May 10, 1864 in his Civil War diary.