Many men from Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania bravely defended the Union during the three day battle in Gettysburg. The history of the battle is preserved by many area families and historical societies in our region. Photojournalist Tim Haberski gives us a look,
The 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg is July 1,2,3 and we took a trip to the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg to find what makes this place a unique visit. Photojournalist Tom Gregory shows us.
There are thousands of Civil Wr veterans laid to rest in cemeteries in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. In Forest Hill Cemetery in Dunmore, Lackawanna County there are about 300 union veterans of the civil war, but nearby in the same cemetery, are two men who research indicates served in the confederate army. Photojournalist Joseph Butash has their unique story
On July 1, 2, 3- 150 years ago, the deadliest battle on North American Soil was fought in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It became the turning point of the Civil War. Thousands of men from all across the nation died in battle. This is their story.
On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln came to Gettysburg to help dedicate the Soldiers' National Cemetery. He was not the featured orator. He followed a two-hour speech with one that took just two minutes. At the end of his address, many of those in attendance didn't even realize he had spoken. But today, those 272 words continue to inspire a nation.
To properly bury the Union soldiers who died at Gettysburg, the "Soldiers Cemetery" was established on the battleground near the center of the Union line.
In April 2008, Gettysburg made history once again when the Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation opened the doors to its new Museum and Visitor Center.