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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  After many battles, companies might be combined because so many were killed or wounded.  Some companies also have histories recorded.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the companies were credited to towns and counties as follows:  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  After many battles, companies might be combined because so many were killed or wounded.  Some companies also have histories recorded.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the companies were credited to towns and counties as follows:  
  
Company A - Hartford, [[Hartford County, Connecticut#Military|Hartford County]]  -  [http://www.civilwararchive.com/LETTERS/letters.htm Letters Home From the Civil War] -
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Company A - Hartford, [[Hartford County, Connecticut#Military|Hartford County]]  -  [http://www.civilwararchive.com/LETTERS/letters.htm Letters Home From the Civil War] from The Civil War Archive.
  
 
Company B - Ansonia and Derby, [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]]  -  [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RgvAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA1&lpg=RA1-PA1&dq=history+of+the+1st+regiment+c.+v.+heavy+artillery+and+of+the+siege+trains&source=bl&ots=yk_scH0iZP&sig=hHPYncJp0aGl7zTXNSP4WT44buw&hl=en&ei=Ex6yTIWAO5L0tgOIuMmcDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false History of Company "B"] - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment, 1862-1865 - Online Book, See Contents, page 214.  
 
Company B - Ansonia and Derby, [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]]  -  [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RgvAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA1&lpg=RA1-PA1&dq=history+of+the+1st+regiment+c.+v.+heavy+artillery+and+of+the+siege+trains&source=bl&ots=yk_scH0iZP&sig=hHPYncJp0aGl7zTXNSP4WT44buw&hl=en&ei=Ex6yTIWAO5L0tgOIuMmcDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false History of Company "B"] - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment, 1862-1865 - Online Book, See Contents, page 214.  
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Company H - Middletown, [[Middlesex County, Connecticut|Middlesex County]]   
 
Company H - Middletown, [[Middlesex County, Connecticut|Middlesex County]]   
  
Company I - Wolcottville, now known as Torrington, [[Litchfield County, Connecticut|Litchfield County]]  - [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RgvAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA1&lpg=RA1-PA1&dq=history+of+the+1st+regiment+c.+v.+heavy+artillery+and+of+the+siege+trains&source=bl&ots=yk_scH0iZP&sig=hHPYncJp0aGl7zTXNSP4WT44buw&hl=en&ei=Ex6yTIWAO5L0tgOIuMmcDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false History of Company "I"] - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment 1862-1865 - Online Book, See page 217.   -  [http://www.civilwararchive.com/LETTERS/letters.htm Letters Home From the Civil War] -
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Company I - Wolcottville, now known as Torrington, [[Litchfield County, Connecticut|Litchfield County]]  - [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RgvAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA1&lpg=RA1-PA1&dq=history+of+the+1st+regiment+c.+v.+heavy+artillery+and+of+the+siege+trains&source=bl&ots=yk_scH0iZP&sig=hHPYncJp0aGl7zTXNSP4WT44buw&hl=en&ei=Ex6yTIWAO5L0tgOIuMmcDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false History of Company "I"] - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment 1862-1865 - Online Book, See page 217.   -  [http://www.civilwararchive.com/LETTERS/letters.htm Letters Home From the Civil War] from The Civil War Archive
  
 
Company K - Hartford, [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]]  
 
Company K - Hartford, [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]]  

Revision as of 15:55, 5 November 2010

Connecticut in the Civil War

Brief History

The 1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery was organized at Washington, D.C., from the 4th Connecticut Infantry.  They were mustered in January 2, 1862.  It mustered out September 25, 1865 and was discharged October 1, 1865 in Hartford, Connecticut. 

For more information about the 1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery and its history, see:


Companies in the 1st Regiment Heavy Artillery

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.  After many battles, companies might be combined because so many were killed or wounded.  Some companies also have histories recorded.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the companies were credited to towns and counties as follows:

Company A - Hartford, Hartford County  -  Letters Home From the Civil War from The Civil War Archive.

Company B - Ansonia and Derby, New Haven County  -  History of Company "B" - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment, 1862-1865 - Online Book, See Contents, page 214.

Company C - Suffield, Windsor Locks, and vicinity, Hartford County  -  Company "C" photos -

Company D - New London County 

Company E - New Haven County

Company F - New Haven County 

Company G - Middletown, Middlesex County  -  History of Company "G" - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment 1862-1865 - Online Book, See page 216.

Company H - Middletown, Middlesex County 

Company I - Wolcottville, now known as Torrington, Litchfield County  - History of Company "I" - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment 1862-1865 - Online Book, See page 217.   -  Letters Home From the Civil War from The Civil War Archive

Company K - Hartford, Hartford County

Company L - Hartford, Hartford County

Company M - Bridgeport, Fairfield County  - History of Company "M" - History of the First Connecticut Artillery: and of the Siege Trains of the Armies Operating Against Richmond, by Connecticut Artillery First Regiment 1862-1865 - Online Book, See page 219


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