Women faced great risks, but volunteered to save lives in Harrisburg during the 1918 flu epidemic

During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.


During the height of the 1918 influenza outbreak, central Pennsylvania ran out of coffins

Undertakers in Harrisburg found their morgues full of flu victims in October 1918 with no way to give them proper burials.

A Chaplain at the Battle of Fredericksburg – John C. Gregg, 127th Pennsylvania Regiment

A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.