The aging veterans who were the first to arrive at the US Capitol in April 1861 pledged their loyalty to the Union once more as America entered World War I.
How Pottsville commemorated the first anniversary of the Confederate army’s surrender – 1866
Parades, speeches, and way too much alcohol characterize how Schuylkill County marked the one year anniversary of the Civil War's end.
“The Confederate Flag Torn Down” – An incident in Port Carbon in 1905
In 1905, outraged Union veterans in Port Carbon, Pennsylvania came together to take down a confederate battle flag.
How did Schuylkill County Civil War soldiers feel about Confederate monuments? An example from 1903
Schuylkill County Civil War veterans took a stand against the construction of a Robert E. Lee monument at Gettysburg in 1903.
“Thoughts for Tomorrow” – Remembering the sacrifice of Schuylkill County’s Civil War soldiers
And a plea to consider what the Confederate battle flag meant to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.