In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
“With great sorrow I address you” – A heartbreaking letter to the father of a fallen Civil War soldier
Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.
A Civil War officer’s grisly amputation at Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
Killed at Spotsylvania Court House – The Workman brothers of Wiconisco, Pennsylvania
On May 10, 1864, Josiah and Franklin Workman were killed in combat during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
Henry Keiser’s Civil War Diary: May 10, 1864
Corporal Henry Keiser recorded the horrific events of May 10, 1864 in his Civil War diary.