Long Island - Civil War, 1861-1865

History - Civil War, 1861-1865
           
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           See also  L.I. Villages & Cities - Nassau  web page
           See also  L.I. Villages - Suffolk, A-K  web page
           See also  L.I. Villages - Suffolk, L-Z  web page

--  General

--- PML Catalog Sampler:

---  PML Vertical File Sampler:

  • Bleyer, Bill.  "Rallying to the Union:  For Long Islanders, Interest in the Civil War Began only After the First Shots were Fired."  (LI Life).  Newsday, April 3, 2011:  [n.p.].
  • "We live in troublous times."]  The Long Islander, February 15, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "New York True to the Union and Prompt to Sustain It."  The Long Islander, April 19, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "The Union, Now and Forever."  The Long Islander, May 3, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "Government Active."   The Long Islander, May 24, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "Hunt, William.  "LI Torn by Dissension on Eve of Civil War."  Long Island Press, [April 13, 1961:  p. 1.  

--  African American participation

---  PML Vertical File Sampler:

  • Bleyer, Bill.  "Focus on LIer's Civl War Heroics."  Newsday, July 8, 2011:  [n.p.].
  • Day, Lynda R.  "Men of Color, to Arms!  Now or Never!" [poster].  In  Making a Way to Freedom:  A History of African Americans on Long Island.  Interlaken, NY:  Empire State Books, 1997:  p. 98.
  • "Military Service."  In  Making a Way to Freedom:  A History of African Americans on Long Island.  Interlaken, NY:  Empire State Books, 1997: p. 100.
  • Wick, Steve.  In the War for Liberty:  Long Islander Joachim Pease was One of the Bravest of the Navy's Sailors"  (Long Island:  Our Story).  Newsday, March 9, 1998:  [n.p.].    

--  Andersonville Prison (Ga.)
                See   Homan, Benjamin Laws      

--  Baker, James Prior 

  • "Names, Ages and Miscellaneous Data from Affidavits and Depositions in the Civil War Pension File of James Prior Baker," comp. by Mildred E. Gerard. Suffolk County Historical Society.  Register, [n.d.:]  pp. 75-77.

--  Case, Jonathan Havens

  • "The Letters of Jonathan Havens Case, Part II."  Long Island Forum, Fall 2003:  pp. 13-20.

--  Civil War Roundtables

--  Huntington, NY

  • The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (About.com.  Long Island, NY.  Town of Huntington Attractions) -- originally established by Civil War veterans as a public library (original home of Huntington Public Library), it later became the Town Historian's office and archives, and was more recently restored, as a public museum, by the Huntington Historical Society

--  Homan, Benjamin Laws

  • Homan, John G.  "Military Career of Benjamin Laws Homan."  Suffolk County Historical Society.  Register, 16(3) Winter 1990:  pp. 73-79.
  • "Civil War Recollections, Part II -- Conclusion."  Long Island Forum, May 1978:  pp. 106-110,

--  Homan, John Gilbert

  • "Military Career of John Gilbert Homan [Continued from XVI:  45]."  Suffolk County Historical Society.  Register, 16(3) Winter 1990:  pp. 65-73.

--  Flushing, NY 

--  Kings County

--  Miller, Samuel A.

  • Moeller, Henry W.  "Samuel A. Miller:  A Civil War Veteran."  Suffolk County Historical Society.  Register, 19(1) Summer 1993:  pp. 5-6. 

--  Naval aspects and operations 

---  Congressional Medal of Honor

  • Wick, Steve.  In the War for Liberty:  Long Islander Joachim Pease was One of the Bravest of the Navy's Sailors"  (Long Island:  Our Story).  Newsday, March 9, 1998:  [n.p.].    

---  Commerce raiders

  • Bleyer, Bill.  "Focus on LIer's Civl War Heroics."  Newsday, July 8, 2011:  [n.p.].
  • Finckenor, George.  "Hunted by Confederate Raiders."  Long Island Forum, Fall 1993:  pp. 34-36, 38-41.

---  S.J. Waring

  • Bleyer, Bill.  "Focus on LIer's Civl War Heroics."  Newsday, July 8, 2011:  [n.p.].

--- U.S.S. Monitor

--  Pinckney, George 

  • Conway, Richard.  "Letters from a Union Soldier."  Long Island Forum, 40(8) August 1977:  pp. 160-161.

--  Politics and government

  • Osborn, David.  "Western Long Island and the Civil War:  A Political Chrinical.  Long Island Historical Journal, 7(1):   pp. 86-98.

--  Prince, Henry W.

  • Wick, Steve,  "One Soldier's Story."  Newsday May 25, 1997:  pp. E8-E11.

--  Queens County [then included the 3 towns of today's Nassau County]

  • Queens County (NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center.  The Communities of New York and the Civil War, comp. & ed. by Charles E. Dornbusch -- Queens then included present day Nassau County

--  Regimental histories

---   General

 --- Nicknames

---  Specific Units:
----  5th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry Regiment

  • "The Fighting Zouaves:  A Port Jefferson Boy Joins the 'Zoo-Zoos,' the Best-Dressed Soldiers in the Civil War" (Long Island:  Our Story).  Newsday, January 12, 1999:  [n.p.]. 

----  9th Virginia Infantry Regiment

----  14th Brooklyn Regiment

----  20th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry Regiment

----  67th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry Regiment

----  119th Volunteer Infantry Regiment

  • Company H, 119th N.Y. Volunteers Historical Association  (The Association)
  • Wick, Steve.  "Long Island Marches Off to Battle:  The 104 Men of Company H Fought in the Bloodiest Conflicts of the Civil War"  (Long Island:  Our Story).  Newsday, March 8, 1998:  A18-A19.  

----  127th Volunteer infantry Regiment

--  Recruitment centers

  • Long Island (NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center.  The Communities of New York and the Civil War, comp. & ed. by Charles E. Dornbusch)

    --  Shaw, Michael 

    • Smith, Andrew.  "The Fighting Editor:  A Jamaica Teen Enlists and Covers Battles for Readers Back Home" (Long Island:  Our Story).  Newsday, March 10, 1996:  [n.p.].

    --  Smithtown (N.Y. : Towns)  -- Fires and Firefighting

    • Bayles, Thomas R.  Historical Sketches of Suffolk County (1873):  p. 83.

    --  Suffolk County

    • Suffolk County (NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center.  The Communities of New York and the Civil War, comp. & ed. by Charles E. Dornbusch)

    --  Tillman, William  

    • Bleyer, Bill.  "Focus on LIer's Civl War Heroics."  Newsday, July 8, 2011:  [n.p.].

    --  Veterans

    --  PML Vertical File Sampler:  

    • "Pensions for Mexican War Veterans."  Patchogue Advance, January 20, 1883:  p. 2.