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Civil War Colored Troops on DOC islands __ "Before becoming major bases of operations in New York City Correction history, Rikers and Hart Islands served as military bases for New York State's three regiments of African-American soldiers in the Civil War."  A good overview. - illustrated - From -

The Civil War in New York City Archive __ Click-to-read news articles and other materials of the day. A good place to spend some time. - From - 

Civil War Rosters - New York__ "This is a directory of Civil War Rosters/Muster Rolls that have been found on the internet. Since only 50-60% of all rosters are on the internet, some units will not be listed." - From Unknown -

Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society __ Online collection of annotated, click-to-enlarge images from the Civil War era. - illustrated - From Library of Congress -

Introduction to the New York State Civil War Soldier Database __ "Information includes more than 360,000 men who served in New York State Volunteer and the United States Sharpshooter units and the state's three regiments of United States Colored Troops during the Civil War." Searchable database. - From -


Letters, Diaries, Reminiscences, and Manuscripts of New York Soldiers and Nurses __ You will find a lot of material here, jam-packed, in fact. - From -

Long Island & New York - Civil War Information __ List of brigades, numbers by county, more. - From -

New York at Gettysburg __ Battlefield history, statistics and monuments. - illustrated - From Sue Greenhagen/ - 


New York in the Civil War__ "This site is a showcase of Civil War information, research and items created exclusively for this site by NY GenWeb's coordinators, county site volunteers, Civil War historians and researchers, and other enthusiastic and generous people who want to help others. It is also the home on line for Betty Auten, former Seneca County N.Y. Historian, who offers Civil War soldier lookups in her personal database." - From -

New York Civil War Regiments - Civil War Units from New York __ You will find a list of regiments, their history and even news paper clippings about them. - -

New York City in the American Civil War __ You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to more material. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

New York Divided __ "Slavery ended in New York State in 1827, yet this victory did not sever the city's connections to enslaved labor."  You will find an interactive online exhibit. - illustrated - From -   


Samuel S. Dunton Civil War Letters __ "These letters were transcribed from the original text by William Dunton c. 1981. There are eleven complete letters and one incomplete letter. They span the time written between the fall of 1862 and the spring of 1865." You will find some excellent reading. - From Vance Dunton - 

The State of New York and the Civil War __ You will find a large selection of click-to-read articles. "The mission of this website is to bring to you, the visitor, general and specific information on various aspects of the State of New York and it's contributions to the Civil War. Although the majority of content will deal with N.Y. military units and personnel, there may be occasional information and stories regarding Civil War units and personnel not from/of New York." - illustrated - From -

Union regiments - New York__ Organization and service history of New York military units (cavalry, artillery, infantry). - From The Civil War Archive - 


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