A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.
Catherine Romberger Myers was born in Porter Township in 1840. She spoke to a reporter in 1931 about growing up in pre-industrial Williams Valley.
In Pennsylvania's anthracite coal field, reactions to the dramatic events of April 1865 were shockingly mixed.
Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
"Three hundred miles of funeral processions, and the tears and groans that accompany these sad partings."
A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.