The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History
Endorsed by the PA Civil War 150 committee, The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History is the first photo history of the war in the state. It contains a collection of rare and never-before-seen images highlighting Pennsylvanian’s role on the battlefield and on the home front. Most of the images are from private collectors and have never been published.
The book also includes illustrations drawn from the Library of Congress, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Chester County Historical Society, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, U.S. Army Military History Institute and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
The authors are Michael G. Kraus, curator of collections of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Pittsburgh; David M. Neville, a military historian specializing in the Civil War, publisher of Military Images magazine and co-writer with Kraus of a DVD documentary series entitled Civil War Minutes; and Kenneth C. Turner, a writer and researcher for a number of Civil War-related magazines and projects, including the Time-Life Civil War series. The book was published by the Senator John Heinz History Center for Pennsylvania Civil War 150.