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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Children

Babes in Arms: Children of the Civil War

Charles "Charley" King

A veteran of the Peninsula Campaign, Charley King served with distinction and died in battle at Antietam. He was only twelve years old.

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Hetty Zeilinger

It was a dark and stormy night, and Union soldiers were headed straight toward Confederate artillery. Read how 12-year-old Hetty Zeilinger became the Cavalry’s secret weapon.

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The Ziegler Family

Long after students and faculty had fled the Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, Emanuel Ziegler and his family found themselves living amidst of hundreds of gravely wounded soldiers.

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Events Calendar

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Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.