Difference between revisions of "18th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry"
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=== Source Material ===
=== Source Material ===
*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/18CT.php The Civil War in the East]
*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/18CT.php The Civil War in the East]Timeline of the 18th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
Revision as of 00:50, 10 March 2011
The 18th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut and was mustered in on the 22nd day of August, 1862. This regiment was mustered out at Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia June 27, 1865.
For more information about the 18th Regiment Infantry and its history, see:
- Regimental History - Walker, William C. and United States Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 18th, History of the Eighteenth Regiment, Conn. Volunteers in the War for the Union, (Norwich, Connecticut : [s.n.], 1885). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2w, or FHL US/CAN 1597895 Item 2. Also FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082948.
Companies in this Regiment
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 was largely formed by men from New London County.
Company F was largely formed by men from New London County.
Company H was largely formed by men from Windham County.
Company K was largely formed by men from Windham County.
- Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments 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. Or FHL Collection on FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082886 (9 fiche) or FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a .
- 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.
- The Civil War in the East, (accessed 9 Mar 2011). Timeline of the 18th Connecticut Infantry Regiment