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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:   
 
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 County, Connecticut|Hartford]] and [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven]] Counties.  It was mustered into service April 22, 1861.   
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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.   
  
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. 
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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.  
  
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.
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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;  
  
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;  
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Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp;  
  
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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Infantry Company E&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;  
  
 
*For more information about&nbsp;Company E and its history, see:&nbsp;
 
*For more information about&nbsp;Company E and its history, see:&nbsp;
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&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&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;  
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Infantry Company F&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp;  
  
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;  
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Infantry Company G&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed&nbsp;by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp;  
  
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;  
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Infantry Company H&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;<br>Rifle Company A&nbsp;was largely formed&nbsp;by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp;  
  
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;
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Rifle Company B&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;  
  
 
=== Source Material  ===
 
=== Source Material  ===
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/n3/mode/2up Catalogue&nbsp;of Connecticut&nbsp;volunteer organizations,&nbsp;with&nbsp;additional&nbsp;enlistments&nbsp;and casualties] to July 1, 1864. Compiled From Records in the Adjutant General's Office and Published by Order of the Legislature, by Horace J. Morse - Adjutant General - Online Book
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/n3/mode/2up Catalogue&nbsp;of Connecticut&nbsp;volunteer organizations,&nbsp;with&nbsp;additional&nbsp;enlistments&nbsp;and casualties] to July 1, 1864. Compiled From Records in the Adjutant General's Office and Published by Order of the Legislature, by Horace J. Morse - Adjutant General - Online Book
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/n7/mode/2up Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations ]: (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &amp;c., &amp;c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries (1869) by Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Ingersoll, Colin M. (Colin Macrae), 1819-1904 - Online Book
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/n7/mode/2up Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations ]: (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &amp;c., &amp;c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries (1869) by Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Ingersoll, Colin M. (Colin Macrae), 1819-1904 - Online Book
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*[http://pages.cthome.net/fwc/1-CT.HTM Civil War Graves] - First Connecticut Regiment - Roster by Name and Roster by Unit
 
*[http://pages.cthome.net/fwc/1-CT.HTM Civil War Graves] - First Connecticut Regiment - Roster by Name and Roster by Unit
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*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/1CT.php The Civil War in the East] - Timeline of the 1st Connecticut Infantry Regiment
 
*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/1CT.php The Civil War in the East] - Timeline of the 1st Connecticut Infantry Regiment
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*Connecticut 1st Regiment, [http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_1reg.htm Stamford Roster] - The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.
 
*Connecticut 1st Regiment, [http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_1reg.htm Stamford Roster] - The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.
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*[http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/waterbury_ct_cw1.htm Soldiers of Waterbury, New Haven County, in the War For the Union]&nbsp;- History of the Soldier's Monument in Waterbury, Conn.: to which is added a list of the soldiers and sailors who went from Waterbury to fight in the war for the Union.&nbsp; Including:&nbsp; Field, Staff, Band and Company D.<br>
 
*[http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/waterbury_ct_cw1.htm Soldiers of Waterbury, New Haven County, in the War For the Union]&nbsp;- History of the Soldier's Monument in Waterbury, Conn.: to which is added a list of the soldiers and sailors who went from Waterbury to fight in the war for the Union.&nbsp; Including:&nbsp; Field, Staff, Band and Company D.<br>
  
 
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[[Category:Connecticut]]

Revision as of 18:43, 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: 

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 - 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

Source Material[edit | edit source]

  • 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 (1869) by Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Ingersoll, Colin M. (Colin Macrae), 1819-1904 - Online Book
  • Civil War Graves - First Connecticut Regiment - Roster by Name and Roster by Unit
  • Connecticut 1st Regiment, Stamford Roster - The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.