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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in October 22, 1861.  On the 15th of August, 1865, this regiment was mustered out in Virginia.  
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The 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in October 22, 1861.&nbsp; On the 15th of August, 1865, this regiment was mustered out in Virginia.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>
  
 
For more information on the 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:  
 
For more information on the 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:  
  
*Henry Clay Trumball, ''The knightly soldier: a biography of Major Henry Ward Camp, Tenth Conn.,'' (Boston, Nichols and Noyes; New York, O. S. Felt,&nbsp;1865).&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The book outlines the history of this regiment and follows Major Camp through his death at New Market, Virginia.&nbsp;&nbsp; Available online at [http://www.archive.org/details/knightlysoldierb00trum Internet Archive]. Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|780571|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082926.}}
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*Henry Clay Trumball, ''The knightly soldier: a biography of Major Henry Ward Camp, Tenth Conn.,'' (Boston, Nichols and Noyes; New York, O. S. Felt,&nbsp;1865).&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The book outlines the history of this regiment and follows Major Camp through his death at New Market, Virginia.&nbsp;&nbsp; Available online at [http://www.archive.org/details/knightlysoldierb00trum Internet Archive]. Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|780571|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082926.}}  
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unctinf2.htm#10thinf 10th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 12 April 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia Article, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uncotr.htm#arty 10th Connecticut Regiment Infantry], (accessed 28 November 2012).<br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment  ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,781 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UCT0010RI Roster].
  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; 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. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.  
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Company I&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].  
 
Company I&nbsp;was&nbsp;largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].  
  
Company K  
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Company K
  
 
=== Company Rosters  ===
 
=== Company Rosters  ===
  
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/372/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>
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*Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, ''Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864'', (Hartford, Connecticut&nbsp;: Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 372.&nbsp;&nbsp;Available&nbsp;Online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/372/mode/1up Internet Archive], (accessed 8 Mar 2011).&nbsp; Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|221389|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a,}} or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
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*Adjutant General's Office, ''Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations&nbsp;: (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, ''(Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1991), page 423. Includes index.&nbsp; Online at Int[http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/423/mode/1up ernet Archive], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|783975|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887.}} or {{FHL|44904|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.}}
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=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*[[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 2&nbsp;Apr&nbsp;2011).&nbsp;&nbsp;(A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
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*Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay). War memories of an Army chaplain. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991) {{FHL|780573|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6082927}}
  
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/423/mode/1up Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations]&nbsp;: (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.&nbsp; Or {{FHL|Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations %28infantry%2C cavalry and artillery%29 in the service of the United States%2C 1861-1865 %3A with additional enlistments%2C casualties%2C %26c.%2C %26c.%2C and brief summaries showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries  |title|disp=FHL Collection}} FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887 (10 fiche) or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.<br>
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*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/10CT.php The Civil War in the East ], (accessed 9 Mar 2011).Timeline of the 10th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
  
=== Source Material  ===
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*[http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_10reg.htm The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.], (accessed 9 Mar 2011).History and Roster
  
*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/10CT.php The Civil War in the East ]- Timeline of the 10th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
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=== References ===
  
*[http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_10reg.htm The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.] - History and&nbsp;Roster
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[[Category:Connecticut_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in October 22, 1861.  On the 15th of August, 1865, this regiment was mustered out in Virginia.[1]

For more information on the 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:

  • Henry Clay Trumball, The knightly soldier: a biography of Major Henry Ward Camp, Tenth Conn., (Boston, Nichols and Noyes; New York, O. S. Felt, 1865).   The book outlines the history of this regiment and follows Major Camp through his death at New Market, Virginia.   Available online at Internet Archive. Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082926.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 10th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 12 April 2012).
  • The Wikipedia Article, 10th Connecticut Regiment Infantry, (accessed 28 November 2012).

Companies in this Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,781 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I was largely formed by men from Fairfield County.

Company K

Company Rosters

  • Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864, (Hartford, Connecticut : Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 372.  Available Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a, or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
  • Adjutant General's Office, 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, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), page 423. Includes index.  Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887. or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Connecticut in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Footnote.com, (accessed 2 Apr 2011).  (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
  • Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay). War memories of an Army chaplain. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991) FHL Fiche 6082927

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.