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HIS 120: The U.S. Until 1865, Dr. Don Fisher: Local History Links

This guide will help you find resources for your Civil War Regiment Research Project.

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Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society


Their terrific collection includes information on Civil War regiments from Erie County.

Research Library
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216-3199

(716) 873-9644 ext 306

Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 1-5 pm

Interesting Facts about the Civil War

The Civil War was also known as The Brothers’ War, the War for the Union and the War of the Rebellion.

Union Privates earned $13 per month. Their Confederate counterparts earned $ 11.

More than half of all deaths during the American Civil War were the result of disease (not bullets). The primary culprits included typhoid fever, dysentery, tuberculosis and pneumonia.


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