Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.
A Pottsville physician travels to the Peninsula to report on the experiences of the 96th Pennsylvania at Gaines' Mill.
On May 10, 1864, Josiah and Franklin Workman were killed in combat during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
In April 1862, the 96th Pennsylvania embarked aboard steamers and sailed to the front near Yorktown, Virginia. The voyage took two weeks.
Lt. Colonel Jacob G. Frick penned letter to denounce reports of a wild, drunken party that included numerous officers of the 96th Pennsylvania.
In their newly constructed winter quarters in Arlington, Virginia, the 96th Pennsylvania celebrates its first Christmas at war in 1861.