18th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

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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. 

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

Company Rosters

  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.

Source Material

  • Civil War in the East - Timeline of the 18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.
  • Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865, New Hampshire. Adjutant General's Office - Available on microfilm at the FHL 983230.
  • Days and events, 1860-1866, by Thomas L. Livermore, late Colonel of the 18th New Hampshire Volunteers - Online Book - Also available on microfiche at the Family History Library.
  • 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 Google Books. This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each; information on the Eighteenth Regiment, starts on page 538.
  • 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 alphabetical rosters that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment.  Available at the FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh or microfilm FHL US/CAN 1697872 Item 1-2.