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*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 2 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book,''Units of the Confederate States Army'', as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, {{FHL|590033|item}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat], (accessed 2 Apr 2011).
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*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 2 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. 
  
 
*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 2 Apr 2011).  (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
 
*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 2 Apr 2011).  (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).

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United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Connecticut, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Military Records Gotoarrow.png Connecticut in the Civil War  Gotoarrow.png  1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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: 

Infantry Company A was largely formed by men from Hartford and New Haven Counties. 

Infantry Company B was largely formed by men from Hartford and New Haven Counties.

Infantry Company C was largely formed by men from Hartford County

Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from New Haven County

Infantry Company E was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

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

     The Three Month Men, (accessed 8 Mar 2011), from the journal of Pvt. Horace Purdy.

Infantry Company F was largely formed by men from New Haven County

Infantry Company G was largely formed by men from Hartford County

Infantry Company H was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

Rifle Company A was largely formed by men from Hartford County

Rifle Company B was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

Company Rosters[edit | edit source]

  • Adjutant General's Office, United States Army.  Connecticut Infantry Regiment 1,2,3,4, and 5th. Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082888.
  • Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864, (Hartford, Connecticut : Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 10.  Available Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a, or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
  • Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations : (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &c., &c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), page 12. Includes index.  Online at Internet Archives. Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887. (10 fiche) orFHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Footnote.com, (accessed 2 Apr 2011).  (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
  • Civil War Graves, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  First Connecticut Regiment - Roster by Name and Roster by Unit
  • Connecticut 1st Regiment, Stamford Roster, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.