After more than 150 years, a regimental history finally tells the story of this Coal Region regiment.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.
We sat down with public historian John Heckman to discuss the 1862 miners' revolt in Schuylkill County.
The Pittston Gazette published three letters detailing the bloody carnage at Fredericksburg in December 1862.
Dr. Charles H. Miller grew up in Lykenstown, PA in the decade before the Civil War.
Richard Nolen helped build the mining communities of northern Dauphin County. In 1865, he described how much they had changed.
In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.
Private Samuel Veatch used poetry to record the final words of comrades at Camp Curtin in Harrisburg in January 1862.