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*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 2 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book,''Units of the Confederate States Army'', as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, {{FHL|590033|item}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat], (accessed 2 Apr 2011).
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 2 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).
  
 
*Hawks Interactive, [http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/19CT.php The Civil War in the East], (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  A reference guide to America's Civil War.  Timeline of the 19th Connecticut Infantry Regiment.
 
*Hawks Interactive, [http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/19CT.php The Civil War in the East], (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  A reference guide to America's Civil War.  Timeline of the 19th Connecticut Infantry Regiment.

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Brief History

The 19th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Litchfield, Connecticut and was mustered in July 25 - September 9, 1862.  This regiment changed to 2nd Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery November 23, 1863.

  • The Mountain County Regiment, (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  Quoted article from "The Mountain County Regiment By W. J. Finan, Lure of the Litchfield Hills Magazine, December 1957.

Companies in the 19th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.  The following show the makeup of each Company and the towns where raised:

Litchfield, Company A: Litchfield 63, Harwinton 10, Morris 7, Washington 5, other towns 7.

Salisbury, Company B: Salisbury 43, Kent 24, Canaan 7, other 14.

Goshen, Company C: Goshen 42, Torrington 34, other 12.

Plymouth, Company D: Plymouth 53, Watertown 18, Harwinton 13, Burlington 1, Morris 1.

Winsted, Company E: Winchester 62, Norfolk 16, Barkhamsted 5, other 7.

New Hartford, Company F: New Hartford 30, Canaan 16, North Canaan 19, Colebrook 14, Barkhamsted 9.

Cornwall, Company G: Sharon 41, Cornwall 34, other 15.

New Milford, Company H: New Milford 37, Washington 21, Kent 21, Warren 5, other 3.

Woodbury, Company J: Woodbury 61, other 20.

Company K: Surplus from other companies[1].

Source Material

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 2 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book,Units of the Confederate States Army, as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, FHL Collection, WorldCat, (accessed 2 Apr 2011).
  • Footnote.com, (accessed 2 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).
  • Hawks Interactive, The Civil War in the East, (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  A reference guide to America's Civil War.  Timeline of the 19th Connecticut Infantry Regiment.


References

  1. The Mountain County Regiment : (acccessed 25 Feb 2011), http://members.skyweb.net/~channy/mcr.html.