In a February 1945 letter to Harper Updegrave, Irvin Schwartz stated his intention to join the American Legion once he returned home from war.
“For my age I’m doing well” – Charles Kershner remembers his life in Schuylkill County
In the final part of this 1927 interview, Charles Kershner reviews his life, his marriage, and his health as an active 79-year-old Civil War veteran.
Captain Richard Budd – Civil War veteran and pioneer of Williamstown
Budd served during the Civil War and later became a prominent citizen in Dauphin County's largest mining community.
Spanish-American War Veteran Saves A Family’s Thanksgiving
A storekeeper in Harrisburg saved a family's holiday by shooting dead an escaping turkey on a busy city street.
Lykens Civil War veteran’s death in 1869 illustrates post-war alcohol crisis
Anton Haake served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1869, his life came to a sad conclusion near Lykens, PA.
Meet Henry Keiser – A Soldier Who Kept A Diary For Nearly Every Day of the Civil War
Henry Keiser kept a diary through his service in the Civil War. Meet the man behind the diary that has appeared in dozens of books about America's bloodiest conflict.