1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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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.  Theis 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 and New Haven Counties

Infantry Company B  - Hartford and New Haven Counties

Infantry Company C - Hartford County

Infantry Company D - New Haven County

Infantry Company E - Fairfield County

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

Infantry Company F - New Haven County

Infantry Company G - Hartford County

Infantry Company H - Fairfield County


Rifle Company A - Hartford County

Rifle Company B - Fairfield County

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