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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 18th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on September 13, 1864. The first six companies were recruited under call of July 19, 1864 and four companies under call of December 21, 1864.  Companies "G," "H" and "I" join Regiment in February, March and April, 1865.  Company "K" was on duty at Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, entire term, and mustered out May 6, 1865.  Six original companies muster out June 10, 1865 and the balance of the regiment muster out July 29, 1865.  The length of service was for 10 months.   
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The&nbsp;18th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at&nbsp;Concord and mustered in on&nbsp;September 13,&nbsp;1864. The first six companies were recruited under call of July 19, 1864 and four companies under call of December 21, 1864.&nbsp; Companies "G," "H" and "I" join Regiment in February, March and April, 1865.&nbsp; Company "K" was on duty at Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, entire term, and mustered out May 6, 1865.&nbsp; Six original companies muster out June 10, 1865 and the balance of the regiment muster out July 29, 1865.&nbsp; The length of service was for&nbsp;10 months.&nbsp; <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 about the&nbsp;18th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:  
 
For more information about the&nbsp;18th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:  
  
*''History of the Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers, 1864-1865'' - [http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]&nbsp; Also available at the [https://familysearch.org/s/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=title&searchCriteria=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers%2C+1864-5&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Family History Library].
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnhtr4.htm#18thinf 18th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 19 July 2012).<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_New_Hampshire_Volunteer_Infantry 18th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry] - wikipedia
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*Thomas L. Livermore'', History of the Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers, 1864-1865, ''Boston, Massachusetts:Fort Hill Press, 1904.&nbsp; Available online at&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books], (accessed 11 Mar 2011). &nbsp; Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|173190|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2Lt,}} FHL US/CAN Fiche 6126275,}} or {{FHL| 787607|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083305.}}
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*18th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_New_Hampshire_Volunteer_Infantry Wikipedia] , the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).
  
 
=== Company Rosters  ===
 
=== Company Rosters  ===
  
*[http://nh-heritage.com/Units/eighttennthinf.htm New Hampshire Infantry Page] - New Hampshire Heritage  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1242 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UNH0018RI].
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/nh18threg.htm Eighteenth&nbsp;New Hampshire Regiment Rosters]&nbsp;- This is not a complete roster.  
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*The following Company Rosters are from the book, ''[http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false History of the Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers, 1864-1865], ''by Thomas Leonard Livermore.
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*[http://nh-heritage.com/Units/eighttennthinf.htm New Hampshire Infantry Page], (accessed 11 Mar 2011). &nbsp;&nbsp;New Hampshire Heritage  
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/nh18threg.htm Eighteenth&nbsp;New Hampshire Regiment Rosters],&nbsp;(accessed 11 Mar 2011). &nbsp;This is not a complete roster.  
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*The following [http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Company Rosters&nbsp;], (accessed 11 Mar 2011), are from the book, ''History of the Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers, 1864-1865, ''by Thomas Leonard Livermore.
  
 
:#Company A - Roster begins on page 81.  
 
:#Company A - Roster begins on page 81.  
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:#Company I - Roster begins on page 111.  
 
:#Company I - Roster begins on page 111.  
 
:#Company K - Roster begins on page 114.
 
:#Company K - Roster begins on page 114.
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*AGR refers to the [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/n7/mode/2up Adjuctant General's Report] found at [http://archive.org/index.php Internet Archive].<br>
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#Company A - many men from [[Cheshire County, New Hampshire|Cheshire County]], [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]], [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough County]] and [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/512/mode/2up AGR] page 513.
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#Company B - many men from [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton County]] and [[Merrimack_County,_New_Hampshire|Merrimack County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/516/mode/2up AGR] page 571.
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#Company C - many men from [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Staffordshire County]], [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]], [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll County]] and [[Belknap County, New Hampshire|Belknap County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/520/mode/2up AGR] page 521.
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#Company D - many men from [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham County]], [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough County]] and [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/524/mode/2up AGR] page 542.
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#Company E - many men from [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton County]], [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll County]] and [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/526/mode/2up AGR] page 527.
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#Company F - many men from [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough County]], [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]] and [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/530/mode/2up AGR] page 531.
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#Company G - many men from [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack County]] and [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton County]] - [http://archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02newh#page/534/mode/2up AGR] page 534.
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#Company H - many men from - See [http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Company Roster], page 107.
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#Company I - many men from - See [http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Company Roster], page 111.
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#Company K - many men from - See [http://books.google.com/books?id=6IsvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+the+Eighteenth+New+Hampshire+Volunteers,+1864-5&source=bl&ots=MWwrSfQ3j5&sig=e2ADzZB3nrGhZDNIlXdAm-kIkYA&hl=en&ei=ZUWaTMKyHYi-sAP95ZiFBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Company Roster], page 114.
  
 
=== Source Material  ===
 
=== Source Material  ===
  
*[http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NH/NH18.php Civil War in the East] - Timeline of the&nbsp;18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.  
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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>
*[https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F5316&hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865], New Hampshire. Adjutant General's Office - Available on microfilm at the FHL 983230.  
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/daysevents18601800live#page/n9/mode/2up Days and events, 1860-1866], by Thomas L. Livermore,&nbsp;late Colonel of the 18th New Hampshire Volunteers&nbsp;- Online Book - Also available on microfiche at the [https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F787605 Family History Library].  
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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>
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/medal_of_honor.htm New Hampshire Men Awarded the Metal of Honor In the Civil War] - lists all men from New Hampshire that received the Metal of Honor.  
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F174257&hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion], by Otis F.R. Waite. Available at the FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2w. Also available online with [http://books.google.com/books?id=AkYIAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA309&lpg=PA309&dq=New+Hampshire+in+the+great+rebellion&source=bl&ots=hnPU1W7UKX&sig=FL7ATRLYsIyp4k3PMNAohZK3QSU&hl=en&ei=0DqaTK7YM4a-sAONqaGpAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=true Google Books]. This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each; information on the&nbsp;Eighteenth Regiment,&nbsp;starts on&nbsp;page 538.  
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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>
*''Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866''; - Book that contains a good summary of each New Hampshire regiment. Also contains&nbsp;alphabetical rosters that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment. &nbsp;Available at the [https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F186990&hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh or microfilm FHL US/CAN 1697872 Item 1-2.]
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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.
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 1&nbsp;Apr&nbsp;2011). &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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*[http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NH/NH18.php Civil War in the East],&nbsp;(accessed 11 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Timeline of the&nbsp;18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/medal_of_honor.htm New Hampshire Men Awarded the Metal of Honor In the Civil War], (accessed 11 Mar 2011&nbsp;- lists all men from New Hampshire that received the Metal of Honor.
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*New Hampshire.&nbsp; Adjutant General's Office,&nbsp;''Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865,&nbsp;''Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975. &nbsp;Available on microfilm at the Family History Library {{FHL|5316|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Film 983230.}}
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*Thomas L. Livermore, ''Days and events, 1860-1866'', Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1920,&nbsp;Available online at&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/daysevents18601800live#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archives], (accessed 11 Mar 2011). &nbsp; Also available on microfiche at the Family History Library, {{FHL|787605|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083304.}} Thomas L. Livermore,&nbsp;late Colonel of the 18th New Hampshire Volunteers.
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*Otis F.R. Waite, ''New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion, ''Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy,&nbsp;Chase &amp; Co., c1991.&nbsp; Available online with [http://books.google.com/books?id=AkYIAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA309&lpg=PA309&dq=New+Hampshire+in+the+great+rebellion&source=bl&ots=hnPU1W7UKX&sig=FL7ATRLYsIyp4k3PMNAohZK3QSU&hl=en&ei=0DqaTK7YM4a-sAONqaGpAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books], (accessed 11 Mar 2011)..&nbsp; Also found at the Family History Library, {{FHL|174257|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2w.}} This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each.&nbsp; Eighteenth Regiment,&nbsp;starts on&nbsp;page 538.
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*Augustus D. Ayling, Adjutant General'', Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866,&nbsp;''Concord, New Hampshire&nbsp;: Ira C. Evans, 1895''.&nbsp; ''Available at&nbsp;&nbsp;the Family&nbsp;History Library,&nbsp;{{FHL|186990|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh,}} or&nbsp;FHL&nbsp;US/CAN Film 1697872, Item&nbsp;1-2. &nbsp;Book contains a good summary of each New Hampshire regiment. Also contains alphabetical that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment.
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=== References ===
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[[Category:New_Hampshire_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]] [[Category:New_Hampshire]]
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire Military Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 18th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

Brief History

The 18th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on September 13, 1864. The first six companies were recruited under call of July 19, 1864 and four companies under call of December 21, 1864.  Companies "G," "H" and "I" join Regiment in February, March and April, 1865.  Company "K" was on duty at Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, entire term, and mustered out May 6, 1865.  Six original companies muster out June 10, 1865 and the balance of the regiment muster out July 29, 1865.  The length of service was for 10 months.  [1]

For more information about the 18th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • The Civil War Archive section, 18th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 July 2012).
  • Thomas L. Livermore, History of the Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers, 1864-1865, Boston, Massachusetts:Fort Hill Press, 1904.  Available online at  Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).   Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2Lt, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6126275,}} or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083305.
  • 18th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia , the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1242 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  1. Company A - Roster begins on page 81.
  2. Company B - Roster begins on page 85.
  3. Company C - Roster begins on page 89.
  4. Company D - Roster begins on page 92.
  5. Company E - Roster begins on page 96.
  6. Company F - Roster begins on page 99.
  7. Company G - Roster begins on page 103.
  8. Company H - Roster begins on page 107.
  9. Company I - Roster begins on page 111.
  10. Company K - Roster begins on page 114.
  1. Company A - many men from Cheshire County, Merrimack County, Hillsborough County and Carroll County - AGR page 513.
  2. Company B - many men from Grafton County and Merrimack County - AGR page 571.
  3. Company C - many men from Staffordshire County, Merrimack County, Carroll County and Belknap County - AGR page 521.
  4. Company D - many men from Rockingham County, Hillsborough County and Merrimack County - AGR page 542.
  5. Company E - many men from Grafton County, Carroll County and Merrimack County - AGR page 527.
  6. Company F - many men from Hillsborough County, Merrimack County and Grafton County - AGR page 531.
  7. Company G - many men from Merrimack County and Grafton County - AGR page 534.
  8. Company H - many men from - See Company Roster, page 107.
  9. Company I - many men from - See Company Roster, page 111.
  10. Company K - many men from - See Company Roster, page 114.

Source Material

  • 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 1 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).
  • New Hampshire.  Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865, Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975.  Available on microfilm at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Film 983230.
  • Thomas L. Livermore, Days and events, 1860-1866, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1920, Available online at Internet Archives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).   Also available on microfiche at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083304. Thomas L. Livermore, late Colonel of the 18th New Hampshire Volunteers.
  • Otis F.R. Waite, New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion, Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase & Co., c1991.  Available online with Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011)..  Also found at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2w. This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each.  Eighteenth Regiment, starts on page 538.
  • Augustus D. Ayling, Adjutant General, Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Concord, New Hampshire : Ira C. Evans, 1895Available at  the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh, or FHL US/CAN Film 1697872, Item 1-2.  Book contains a good summary of each New Hampshire regiment. Also contains alphabetical that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment.

References

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