Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.
In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.