Collections

Butler Family Papers
This collection consists primarily of letters written by William Butler to his brother Edmund during the Civil War period from 1861 to his death in 1864. William served with the 69th Regiment of the New York Militia.
Civil War Carte de Visite Collection
This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
Civil War Collection

Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.

Civil War Letters
This collection contains letters written by Union Army Civil War soldiers.
Civil War Letters and Journal of Charles F. Weller
This collection consists of letters and a journal written by Charles F. Weller during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War.
Edward M. Ruttenber Collection

This collection contains manuscripts, including handwritten copies of regimental histories and individual personal histories of Orange County soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

Fred Walster Diary
This diary contains entries written by Fred Walster, who was a soldier in 153rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, Company E. The diary spans from January through December 1865 and details his experiences during the war, as well as his civilian life shortly after the war ended.
Hiram S. Wilson Civil War Letters
This collection includes letters written by Captain Hiram S. Wilson, primarily to his wife Elizabeth during the period of 1861 to 1864. Captain Wilson served in Company H of the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry.
Huntington War Manuscripts
Historical manuscripts relating to Huntington’s involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil War.
John McConihe Collection
This collection contains letters written by Captain John McConihe to his business partner, John B. Kellog.
First page of handwritten letter to "Friend Tillot," June 24, 1861 on patriotic letterhead depicting a soldier, American flags, military tents, and the US Capitol building

This collection contains documents created by or received by Schenectady County soldiers in the course of their service during the American Civil War, 1861-1865. 

Taylor Civil War Letters
A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.
Thomas R. Bayles Collection
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.
Westinghouse Family Papers
This collection includes correspondence, an autograph book, legal documents and photographs from the Westinghouse Family from 1833-1913.