Parades, speeches, and way too much alcohol characterize how Schuylkill County marked the one year anniversary of the Civil War's end.
Claude Merchant's April 1865 poem summed up the feelings in Pottsville, Pennsylvania after the Confederate capital fell to US forces.
Concerned citizens are raising money to help repair the grave of Civil War soldier John F. Dentzer.
On a recent trip to Richmond, we visited the former site of a Yuengling brewery.
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
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.