Civil War veterans in Tower City, PA were infuriated by an insulting story about them in a local newspaper. So they took action.
The young soldier from Pine Grove, PA checked in with his former boss at the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in early fall 1944.
A fascinating letter from Pfc. Irvin Schwartz about dining with a French family after liberation of their town.
It appears to show a Pennsylvania horse soldier among the coal-rich mountains and valleys of Schuylkill County.
Irvin Schwartz's letter to his family in Schuylkill County was printed in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in the summer of 1944.