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.
Richard Nolen helped build the mining communities of northern Dauphin County. In 1865, he described how much they had changed.
A report from the Summit Branch Railroad Company in 1865 details the growth of a new community at the northern tip of Dauphin County.