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.  [1]

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

  • 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

  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

  • 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.


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