13 min

Episode 2 - Military on the March The Gazette

    • History

On April 22, 1861, a militia company made up of 72 young men departed Pittston, Pennsylvania bound for the state capital to be mustered into the United States Army. Hundreds more prepared to follow and fill the Union ranks. News of the war's first bloodshed in Baltimore raised anxieties as armies began to assemble. 
Want to learn more about the project and the history of Pennsylvania's Coal Region? Visit our website: https://wynninghistory.com/ 

 
 

On April 22, 1861, a militia company made up of 72 young men departed Pittston, Pennsylvania bound for the state capital to be mustered into the United States Army. Hundreds more prepared to follow and fill the Union ranks. News of the war's first bloodshed in Baltimore raised anxieties as armies began to assemble. 
Want to learn more about the project and the history of Pennsylvania's Coal Region? Visit our website: https://wynninghistory.com/ 

 
 

13 min

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