19th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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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 - 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

  • Hawks Interactive, The Civil War in the East - 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.


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