George Keiser died of typhoid fever in 1863. He was 17 and had just returned from service in the Pennsylvania militia during the Civil War.
Schuylkill County Civil War veterans took a stand against the construction of a Robert E. Lee monument at Gettysburg in 1903.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
We are hosting our first Facebook Live event with Civil War Pittsburgh from the Gettysburg battlefield.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
On June 19, 1863, a crowded passenger train jumped the tracks in northern Dauphin County, injuring dozens and killing 6.