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ResourcesCivil War Timeline Annual Reports Counties of New York Muster Rolls Rosters Prisons & Prisoners Recruiting Areas in New York Civil War Newspaper Clippings Nicknames & Synonyms
Chester A. Arthur Correspondence
Donated by Sam Synder
The Communities of New York and the Civil War: The Recruiting Areas of the New York Civil War Regiments
Compiled by C. E. DORNBUSCH
"Military Affairs in New York" chapter from The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldiers. Madison, WI: Federal Pub. Co., 1908, pp 18-49.
Union Blue and Militia Gray: The Role of the New York State Militia in the Civil War
Master's Thesis by Gustav Person
Answering The Call: The New York State Militia Responds to the Crises of 1861
By Gustav Person
This article appeared in the May/June 2008 issue of Civil War History. It is reprinted here with permission from the publisher.
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Research Guide: Discover your community's Civil War heritage.
While this book focuses on New Jersey resources, many of the strategies are applicable to New York.
Article: Ideals Before Glory: The New York Civil War Centennial Commission, by Michael Murtagh, Siena College, 12/18/07
Confederate Diary: Diary of James M. Malbone, 6th Virginia Infantry.
Links to other institutions
Database: NYS Civil War Soldiers - by the New York State Archives [link will open a new window]
Database: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors - by the National Park Service [link will open a new window]
© NYS DMNA: Military History Museum: New York Civil War Regiments