Long before America went “over there,” Western New York had to cope with some unique realities in the opening years of the First World War. In part one of a three-part series, we look at a usually peaceful region during the years of true neutrality.
The full content is available in the Summer 2015 Issue.
Not many units from Western New York were present during the Battle of Gettysburg. But two artillery officers left a legacy—in very different ways.
This first-of-its-kind monument was unveiled in
Buffalo this September.
Well-known vaudeville star Jesse Clipper became the first African American soldier from Buffalo to succumb to injuries sustained in World War I.