1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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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.  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. 

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