In a February 1945 letter to Harper Updegrave, Irvin Schwartz stated his intention to join the American Legion once he returned home from war.
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.
Budd served during the Civil War and later became a prominent citizen in Dauphin County's largest mining community.
A storekeeper in Harrisburg saved a family's holiday by shooting dead an escaping turkey on a busy city street.
Anton Haake served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1869, his life came to a sad conclusion near Lykens, PA.
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.