Miners’ revolt in Schuylkill County during the Civil War caused headaches for Abraham Lincoln

Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.

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“Patriotically Interesting Sight” – The 96th Pennsylvania Receives Its Colors

On a rainy, November day in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, the 96th Pennsylvania receives its state colors from Governor Andrew Curtin.