"I pronounce this rebellion wicked," thundered John Chandler Gregg in a speech given in Wiconisco, Pennsylvania.
Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.
A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.
The letter was written by a soldier from Shamokin, Pennsylvania in September 1862.
On the night after the Battle of Antietam, a wounded soldier experiences a horrifying nightmare of terror on the battlefield.
A Pottsville physician travels to the Peninsula to report on the experiences of the 96th Pennsylvania at Gaines' Mill.
Four young men walked out of the offices of the Lykens Journal in 1861 to join the Union Army. Only one came back.
The officers of the 96th Pennsylvania allegedly toasted George Washington's birthday during a raucous party in February 1862.
Industrialist Henry Thomas worked with infamous Pennsylvania politicians to develop the coal trade in Williams Valley during the Civil War.
In their newly constructed winter quarters in Arlington, Virginia, the 96th Pennsylvania celebrates its first Christmas at war in 1861.