After more than 150 years, a regimental history finally tells the story of this Coal Region regiment.
We sat down with public historian John Heckman to discuss the 1862 miners' revolt in Schuylkill County.
The Pottsville Republican captured the bustling final moments before Christmas 1902 in its Christmas Eve edition.
What was it like to fall ill during the deadliest epidemic in human history?
"Sorrow and woe stalk almost unceasingly in our midst," wrote the Pottsville Republican in October 1918.
Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
In Pennsylvania's anthracite coal field, reactions to the dramatic events of April 1865 were shockingly mixed.
Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.
When a Confederate army threatened Pennsylvania in September 1862, the citizens of Pottsville jumped into action. They also felt the harsh hand of war.