In Episode 3 of "The Gazette," explore letters from new recruits in the US Army, flag-waving in Pittston, and the state of war in May 1861.
The game ended in a scoreless tie. But that doesn't mean the circumstances surrounding this game aren't fascinating.
Irvin Schwartz looked forward to 1944 as being the year that he hoped would see the end of World War II.
An artist's rendition shows the Pennsylvania state capital as it looked in the late-19th century.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
On a sunny Saturday in August 1918, more than 150 young men prepared for entry into the U.S. Army at the town park in Elizabethville, PA.
Private Samuel Veatch used poetry to record the final words of comrades at Camp Curtin in Harrisburg in January 1862.
During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.
Undertakers in Harrisburg found their morgues full of flu victims in October 1918 with no way to give them proper burials.
Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.