18th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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Connecticut in the Civil War

Brief History

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:

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 B

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company F was largely formed by men from New London County.

Company G

Company H was largely formed by men from Windham County.

Company I

Company K was largely formed by men from Windham County.

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