Their terrific collection includes information on Civil War regiments from Erie County.
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216-3199
(716) 873-9644 ext 306
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 1-5 pm
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.