Civil War Letters

About the Civil War Letters collection

This is a collection of 456 letters written during the American Civil war and related to regiments mustered out counties in the Central New York region such as Oneida County, Herkimer County, and Madison County.

Each letter has been digitized to allow viewing of the original, transcribed to make the content of the letters easier to read, and encoded in TEI to facilitate rich searching of the content. The image of the original and the transcription are displayed side-by-side.