“Cheering, shouting and rejoicing” – A Pennsylvanian’s experience at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865

Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.

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A Pottsville Doctor Reports on the 96th Pennsylvania at the Battle of Gaines’ Mill

A Pottsville physician travels to the Peninsula to report on the experiences of the 96th Pennsylvania at Gaines' Mill.