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For more information about the 1st Regiment Infantry and its history, see:  
 
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]&nbsp;- Connecticut Military Department
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*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=270358 History of the First Connecticut Volunteers], (accessed 8 Mar 2011), Connecticut Military Department
  
 
=== Companies in the 1st Infantry Regiment  ===
 
=== Companies in the 1st Infantry Regiment  ===
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*For more information about&nbsp;Company E and its history, see:&nbsp;
 
*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.  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://threemonthmen.blogspot.com/2010/10/first-connecticut-volunteer-regiment.html The Three Month Men], (accessed 8 Mar 2011),&nbsp;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;  
 
Infantry Company F&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&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 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;<br>Rifle Company A&nbsp;was largely formed&nbsp;by men from&nbsp;[[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp;  
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Infantry Company H&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;  
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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;  
 
Rifle Company B&nbsp;was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;  
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=== Company Rosters  ===
 
=== Company Rosters  ===
  
*{{FHL|779646|title-id|disp=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.
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*Adjutant General's Office, United States Army.&nbsp; Connecticut Infantry Regiment 1,2,3,4, and 5th.&nbsp;''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|779646|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082888.}}
  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/n10/mode/1up 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.&nbsp; Or [http://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=catalogue+connecticut+volunteer+organizations&pretitle=catalogue+connecticut+volunteer+organizations FHL&nbsp;Collection] on&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082886 (9 fiche)&nbsp;or FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a&nbsp;.<br>
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/n10/mode/1up 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.&nbsp; Or [http://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=catalogue+connecticut+volunteer+organizations&pretitle=catalogue+connecticut+volunteer+organizations FHL&nbsp;Collection] on&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082886 (9 fiche)&nbsp;or FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a&nbsp;.<br>

Revision as of 23:31, 8 March 2011

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.
  • 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.  Or FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887 (10 fiche) or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Civil War Graves - First Connecticut Regiment - Roster by Name and Roster by Unit
  • Connecticut 1st Regiment, Stamford Roster - The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.