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THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

CIVIL WAR

The Official Records of the War of the Rebellion or the "OR"
Cornell University, as part of their "Making of America" series, has put the ENTIRE -- over 60 volumes!!! -- series on the Internet!!! It includes scanned images of reports, correspondence, seizures of Southern property, etc. sent to the War Dept. during the Civil War. It includes both Union and Confederate accounts. It is in chronological order but there is no online index. Many libraries have the index. Find the volume and page number for your subject in the index at the library. Go to this web site: http://library5.library.cornell.edu/moa/ and use their search engine to locate any or a part of these volumes.
New York Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygenweb/civwarmoh.htm
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygenweb/civwarmoh.htm
The New York GenWeb Site of the Civil War
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycivilw/
NY & the Civil War
http://www.nycgenweb.com/civilwar.htm
New York in the Civil War, a part of the NYGenWeb site
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycivilw/
See Rosters section below.

WORLD WAR I

New York Honors its World War I Medal of Honor Recipients
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygenweb/ww1moh.htm
NARA's Prologue
For an interesting reading about World War I, see the article shown at: http://www.nara.gov/publications/prologue/ww1serv.html .

WORLD WAR II


 

Military & War Links:

Cindy's New York Military List
http://www.cyndislist.com/ny.htm#Military
New York Regimental Units (Bibliography plus Web sites)
http://www.erols.com/jreb/newyork.html
State of New York, Division of Military & Naval Affairs
http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/
Military History of NY State Militia Forces and Personages
http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/mil-hist.html
New York World War I Medal of Honor Recipients
http://rootsweb.com/~nygenweb/ww1moh.htm
U.S. Army Center of Military History: Listings of Medal of Honor Citations
http://www4.army.mil/cmh-ph/moh1.htm
U.S. Army Center of Military History
With Full-text Listings of Medal of Honor Citations: http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/moh1.htm

Published Military Rosters

Many historical societies have rosters of their residents who went off to fight in various wars. And you can often locate rosters of service men in a town's local newspapers. In Thomas Scharf's History of Westchester County, Chapter IX, many Civil War regiments are identified along with the volunteers who enlised.

The following two books were published in 1999:

Wilt, Richard A.
New York Soldiers in the Civil War: A-K, A Roster of Military Officers and Soldiers Who Served in New York Regiments in the Civil War [Heritage Books, Inc., April 1999]

 
New York Soldiers in the Civil War: L-Z, A Roster of Military Officers and Soldiers Who Served in New York Regiments in the Civil War [Heritage Books, Inc.,June 1999]


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