Westchester County and the Civil War

Westchester County
Lives of Soldiers
African Americans
Abraham Lincoln
The first phase of the Virtual Archives focuses on the Civil War era in Westchester from the early 1860's through the post-war period. Through images and text, we present a snapshot that includes politics, the history of the county's soldiers both black and white, the lives of African Americans, the lives of women, the relationship of Abraham Lincoln to the county, and the veteran experience following the war.