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[[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]]  
 
[[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]]  
  
=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
The 1st Regiment was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in April 22, 1861.  The regiment was mustered out of service at New Haven, July 31, 1861.
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The 1st Regiment was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in April 22, 1861.  The regiment was mustered out of service at New Haven, July 31, 1861.  
  
For more information about the 1st Regiment Infantry and its history, see:
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For more information about the 1st Regiment Infantry and its history, see:  
  
 
*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=270358 History of the First Connecticut Volunteers] - Connecticut Military Department
 
*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=270358 History of the First Connecticut Volunteers] - Connecticut Military Department
  
=== Companies in the 1st Infantry Regiment ===
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=== Companies in the 1st Infantry Regiment ===
  
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  Theis regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the majority of men in each unit resided in the following counties:   
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the majority of men in each unit resided in the following counties:   
  
Infantry Company A  - [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford]] and [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven]] Counties  
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Infantry Company A  was largely formed by men from [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford]] and [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven]] Counties.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861. 
  
Infantry Company B  - [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford]] and [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven]] Counties  
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Infantry Company B was largely formed by men from [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford]] and [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven]] Counties.  It was mustered into service April 23, 1861. 
  
Infantry Company C - [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288902856860_21" />]]  
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Infantry Company C&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288902856860_21" />]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.
  
Infantry Company D - [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]]  
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Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.&nbsp;
  
Infantry Company E - [[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]]  
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Infantry Company E&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 19th, 1861.
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For more information about&nbsp;Company E and its history, see:&nbsp;
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://threemonthmen.blogspot.com/2010/10/first-connecticut-volunteer-regiment.html The Three Month Men] - From the journal of Pvt. Horace Purdy.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://threemonthmen.blogspot.com/2010/10/first-connecticut-volunteer-regiment.html The Three Month Men] - From the journal of Pvt. Horace Purdy.  
  
Infantry Company F - [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]]  
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Infantry Company F&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 22,&nbsp;1861.&nbsp;
 
 
Infantry Company G - [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]]
 
 
 
Infantry Company H - [[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]]
 
  
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Infantry Company G&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed&nbsp;by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April&nbsp;22, 1861.&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
Rifle Company A - [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]]  
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Infantry Company H&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 23, 1861.<br>Rifle Company A&nbsp;was largely formed&nbsp;by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp; It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.&nbsp;
  
Rifle Company B - [[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]]  
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Rifle Company B&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp; It was mustered&nbsp;into service April 23, 1861.&nbsp;
  
=== Source Material ===
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=== Source Material ===
  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=779646&disp=Catalogue+of+the+1st%2C+2d%2C+3d%2C+4th% Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861] by the Adjutant General's Office at the Salt Lake City Family History Library.  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=779646&disp=Catalogue+of+the+1st%2C+2d%2C+3d%2C+4th% Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861] by the Adjutant General's Office at the Salt Lake City Family History Library.  

Revision as of 16:53, 10 November 2010

Connecticut in the Civil War

Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 1st Regiment was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in April 22, 1861.  The regiment was mustered out of service at New Haven, July 31, 1861.

For more information about the 1st Regiment Infantry and its history, see:

Companies in the 1st Infantry Regiment[edit | edit source]

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the majority of men in each unit resided in the following counties: 

Infantry Company A  was largely formed by men from Hartford and New Haven Counties.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861. 

Infantry Company B was largely formed by men from Hartford and New Haven Counties.  It was mustered into service April 23, 1861. 

Infantry Company C was largely formed by men from Hartford County.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.

Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from New Haven County.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861. 

Infantry Company E was largely formed by men from Fairfield County.  It was mustered into service April 19th, 1861.

For more information about Company E and its history, see: 

     The Three Month Men - From the journal of Pvt. Horace Purdy.

Infantry Company F was largely formed by men from New Haven County.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861. 

Infantry Company G was largely formed by men from Hartford County.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.  

Infantry Company H was largely formed by men from Fairfield County.  It was mustered into service April 23, 1861.
Rifle Company A was largely formed by men from Hartford County.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861. 

Rifle Company B was largely formed by men from Fairfield County.  It was mustered into service April 23, 1861. 

Source Material[edit | edit source]