In April 1917, a loose floorboard revealed a letter written in the days after the Battle of Antietam

The letter was written by a soldier from Shamokin, Pennsylvania in September 1862.


A Civil War soldier’s terrifying nightmare reflected chaos of the battlefield

On the night after the Battle of Antietam, a wounded soldier experiences a horrifying nightmare of terror on the battlefield.

“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.