Plans to honor a slain police officer who was also a Civil War veteran went awry when signs renaming a southwestern Pennsylvania bridge got his name wrong.
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A large crowd joins Andy Masich at Heinz History Center, in the final week of the exhibit, “Pennsylvania’s Civil War.” The History Center president says Pittsburgh was a prime target.
Police in Gettysburg are investigating a complaint concerning a ghost hunt that went bust after a police officer mistakenly thought it was a burglary in progress.
Dr. Tarpley explained how “the Civil War almost became the first World War”, and Abe Lincoln’s unlikely ally.
Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.
The Blue and the Gray are meeting again at Gettysburg.
“There are all kinds of stories woven into Pennsylvania’s Civil War,” says Heinz History Center President Andy Masich, as he leads a tour of a new exhibit.
In losing a president, Lycoming College found a piece of its history.
Memorial Day was commemorated at Soldiers and Sailors hall in Oakland.
A new exhibit at the City County Building in Pittsburgh is celebrating Black History Month. It honors African Americans who served in the military during the Civil War.
Battered gravestones, their inscriptions faded, mark the Chartiers Cemetery plot in Carnegie where 133 Union veterans are laid to rest.
Those wishing to contribute to the restoration of the Civil War site in Chartiers Cemetery should send donations to: 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Carnegie Library 300 Beechview Avenue Carnegie, PA 15106
KDKA’s Rob Pratte talks to author Mark Miner as he looks back into his family tree and how his ancestors played a part in the American Civil War.