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Document Showcase - Civil War

This collection consists of a selection of documents highlighting New York's involvement in the Civil War.

The Document Showcase is a regular feature that highlights a topic from State history using records from the New York State Archives. Each Showcase includes sample documents, an historical sketch, and links to educational activities for classroom use.  Images in the Digital Collections provide additional context and relationships.  Please see our full Civil War Showcase for more information.

The records featured in our Civil War Showcase come from the following series:

A0710-80, Resident case files, New York State Veterans' Home.

A3045, Instructional glass lantern slides, New York State Education Department.

A4111-78, Administrative correspondence files, New York State Bureau of Military Statistics.

B0462-84, Correspondence and petitions, New York State Adjutant General's Office.

B0807-85, Abstracts of muster rolls of the 26th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops from New York State, New York State Bureau of Records of the War of the Rebellion.

Please note that only a portion of these series have been included in this digital collection. Other items exist that are not available online. For more information about this collection or to learn about records not represented in the Digital Collections, please contact our office.


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