Private Edward Ditty trained for war with the 23rd Engineers and sought success as a boxer in the ranks.
Women from the Coal Region volunteered to provide assistance to troops during the First World War.
Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.
On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.
Williamstown Tunnel began shipping coal from Northern Dauphin County in 1866 and became the most prosperous coal mine in the state.
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.
"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."
Boyle acted as an unofficial historian for the 96th Pennsylvania. He died on October 11, 1912 at the age of 79.
Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.
In June 1867, a thunderstorm passed through Wiconisco, Pennsylvania and electrocuted miners deep within one of the town's coal mines.