Boyle acted as an unofficial historian for the 96th Pennsylvania. He died on October 11, 1912 at the age of 79.
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A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.
A young boy found a letter from Antietam under a floorboard in his house in Shamokin, Pennsylvania in April 1917.
On the night after the Battle of Antietam, a wounded soldier experiences a horrifying nightmare of terror on the battlefield.
In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.
Visitors to Antietam battlefield in 1862 took unexploded shells home as souvenirs. The results were disastrous, and often deadly.
Keiser was fighting a potentially deadly illness and evading capture by advancing Confederate soldiers.
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.