When Captain Edwin Severn died in 1872, Mary Severn stepped into the role of Postmaster of Mahanoy City.
Civil War veterans in Tower City, PA were infuriated by an insulting story about them in a local newspaper. So they took action.
In 1905, outraged Union veterans in Port Carbon, Pennsylvania came together to take down a confederate battle flag.
Schuylkill County Civil War veterans took a stand against the construction of a Robert E. Lee monument at Gettysburg in 1903.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
Photographs taken on Memorial Day 1907 in Williamstown, Pennsylvania show a community commemorating its war dead.
What happens when the United States declares war and few young men appear at the recruiting offices to answer the call?
A minister in Wisconsin summons the memory of his father, a Civil War veteran, while advocating war against Germany.