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Battle of Antietam

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  • Civil War divided Lehigh Valley

    Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war. They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....
  • Letters from a son: What Allentown's William Reichard saw at Antietam

    He had never been in the smoky, confusing haze of gunfire. Never watched helplessly as strong young men fell dead in front of him. Until the Battle of Antietam, William Reichard didn't know war. Reichard, barely 20, left Allentown in the summer of...
  • The Lehigh Valley's forgotten graves

    The old gravestone is broken. A crack about three-quarters of the way to the top has severed it, exposing a rough, jagged edge, like a chipped front tooth. The detached top, where the name and date of birth were long ago etched, lies on the ground. It's...