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.  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

Company Rosters[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

Source Material[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.