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

Butler Family Papers


Union College

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.

Camp Syracuse


Solvay-Geddes Historical Society

Photographs taken at Camp Syracuse, a World War I training and recruitment center.

Civil War Carte de Visite Collection


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.

Civil War Collection


Historic Huguenot Street

Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.

Edward M. Ruttenber Collection


Newburgh Free Library

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

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