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Civil War Blog

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Additions to Veterans’ List – W, Y and Z

| June 14, 2013

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

Civil War Records in the Published Schuylkill County Archives Series – Volume 3

| June 9, 2013

Today’s blog post provides information on Volume 3 of a series of books published beginning in 1995 by Closson Press, titled Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives.  In all, three volumes were published through 1996.  The series was based on genealogical research done by: Phillip A. Rice, a specialist in church and cemetery records; Jean A. Dellock, […]

Additions to Veterans’ List – K

| June 2, 2013

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

Additions to Veterans’ List – G

| May 24, 2013

Veterans of the Civil War identified as having some connection to the Lykens Valley area and included in the Civil War Research Project was last updated 19 April 2012.  In a series of posts continuing intermittently until concluding in mid-June, a brief sketch of each of the new names added since then will be presented.  […]

The Abduction of Alice Stoop

| June 9, 2012

On 14 March 1891, an article appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer that reported the abduction of a 16-year old girl from outside her home in Shamokin, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  Upon closer examination of this incident it became apparent that the father of the girl was Daniel Stoop, who was a veteran of the 50th Pennsyvlania […]