“With great sorrow I address you” – A heartbreaking letter to the father of a fallen Civil War soldier

Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.

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“The war feeling” – Amid chaos of September 1862, Schuylkill County prepared itself for war

When a Confederate army threatened Pennsylvania in September 1862, the citizens of Pottsville jumped into action. They also felt the harsh hand of war.