Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
As the men of the 96th Pennsylvania gathered for training in Pottsville in September 1861, a hurricane battered their makeshift encampment.
Concerned citizens are raising money to help repair the grave of Civil War soldier John F. Dentzer.
In 1906, Admiral Robley D. Evans declared anthracite coal a vital strategic resource and used the Civil War as an example.
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
Lieutenant William D. Williams was mortally wounded at Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864.
"Dear Ma" reveals the letters of a Civil War soldier from Schuylkill County.
We are hosting our first Facebook Live event with Civil War Pittsburgh from the Gettysburg battlefield.
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.