Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

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.
Photographs taken at Camp Syracuse, a World War I training and recruitment center.
This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.
This collection contains manuscripts, including handwritten copies of regimental histories and individual personal histories of Orange County soldiers who fought in the Civil War.