1862 Explosion at the Allegheny Arsenal

On the same day of the battle of Antietam, 78 residents of the Lawrenceville, PA area died in the worst civilian disaster of the US Civil War- most of them women, some of them just children. But the disaster was nearly forgotten in the shadow of the battle, and the demands of war.

Sep 17, 2021 | 16:43 | Lance Geiger

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