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*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/1CTha.php The Civil War in the East] - Timeline of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment<br>
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*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/1CTha.php The Civil War in the East], (accessed 9 Mar 2011).&nbsp;&nbsp;Timeline of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment
  
*{{FHL|552782|title-id|disp=The First Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865}} - FHL&nbsp;Collection FHL US/CAN Film 1486466.
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*United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865), ''The First Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865'', (Washington [District of Columbia]&nbsp;: Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1988). {{FHL|552782|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Film 1486466.}}
  
*{{FHL|780315|title-id|disp=Our first year of army life&nbsp;: an anniversary address, delivered to the First Regiment of Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, at their camp near Gaines' Mills, Va., June, 1862}} by the chaplain of the regiment - FHL&nbsp;Collection FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082907 (1 fiche).
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*Walker, Edward Ashley and United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865), ''Our first year of army life&nbsp;: an anniversary address, delivered to the First Regiment of Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, at their camp near Gaines' Mills, Va., June, 1862'', (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1991). Written by the chaplain of the regiment. Available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|780315|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082907.}}
  
*[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F780223&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Siege Artillery in the Campaigns Against Richmond] by Henry L. Abbot.&nbsp; FHL US/CAN Microfiche 6082904.<br>
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*Abbott, Henry L., ''Siege Artillery in the Campaigns Against Richmond'', (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1991).&nbsp; Available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|780223|item| disp= FHL US/CAN Microfiche 6082904.}}
  
*[http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/waterbury_ct_cw1.htm Soldiers of Waterbury, New Haven County, in the War For the Union] - History of the Soldier's Monument in Waterbury, Conn.: to which is added a list of the soldiers and sailors who went from Waterbury to fight in the war for the Union.&nbsp; Author:&nbsp; Joseph Anderson.&nbsp; Or [http://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=Soldiers+of+Waterbury&pretitle=Soldiers+of+Waterbury FHL Collection] on FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082879 or FHL US/CAN Film 1685377.<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289600521075_629" />
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*[http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/waterburyct_cw1.htm Soldiers of Waterbury, New Haven County, in the War For the Union] - History of the Soldier's Monument in Waterbury, Conn.: to which is added a list of the soldiers and sailors who went from Waterbury to fight in the war for the Union.&nbsp; Author:&nbsp; Joseph Anderson.&nbsp; Or [http://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=Soldiers+of+Waterbury&pretitle=Soldiers+of+Waterbury FHL Collection] on FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082879 or FHL US/CAN Film 1685377.<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289600521075_629" />
  
 
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Revision as of 03:40, 10 March 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Military Records Gotoarrow.png Connecticut in the Civil War  Gotoarrow.png  1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery

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:

  • Connecticut Artillery, 1st Regiment, History of the First Regiment C.V. Heavy Artillery, (Hartford, Conn. : Press of the Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company, 1893).  Available online at Google Books,  (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  Written by Bvt. Brig.-Gen. Henry L. Abbot, Late Colonel First C.V. Heavy Artillery.  This book contains rosters of the Field and Staff, Non-Commissioned Staff, the Band and each Company.

Companies in this Regiment

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 was largely formed by men from Hartford, Hartford County.

  • For more information about Company A and its men see:

   Letters Home From the Civil War, (accessed 9 Mar 2011),   from The Civil War Archive.

Company B was largely formed by men from Ansonia and Derby, New Haven County

  • For more information about Company B and its history, see:

   History of Company "B", (accessed 9 Mar 2011).   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 at Google Books, See Contents, page 214.

Company C was largely formed by men from Suffield, Windsor Locks, and vicinity, Hartford County

  • For more information about Company C and its history, see:

    Company "C" photos, (accessed 9 Mar 2011).   Union Army Regimental History Index

Company D was largely formed by men from New London County

Company E was largely formed by men from New Haven County.

Company F was largely formed by men from New Haven County

Company G was largely formed by men from Middletown, Middlesex County.

  • For more information about Company G and its history, see: 

    History of Company "G", (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  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 was largely formed by men from Middletown, Middlesex County

Company I was largely formed by men from Wolcottville, now known as Torrington, Litchfield County.

  • For more information about Company I and its history, see: 

  History of Company "I", (accessed 9 Mar 2011).   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, (accessed 9 Mar 2011),  from The Civil War Archive

Company K was largely formed by men from Hartford, Hartford County.

Company L was largely formed by men from Hartford, Hartford County.

Company M was largely formed by men from Bridgeport, Fairfield County.

  • For more information about Company M and its history, see: 

   History of Company "M", (accessed 9 Mar 2011).  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

Company Rosters

  • Morse, Horace J., Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864. (Hartford : Press of Case, Lockwood and Company, 1864).  Compiled From Records in the Adjutant General's Office and Published by Order of the Legislature, Available online at Library Archive. Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082886.
  • Index to Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864.  Compiled from the records in the Adjutant-General's Office.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL Book 974.6 M2a index
  • Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations : (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &c., &c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), page 130. Includes index.  Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887. or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.
  • Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861- Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082888.
  • Gravesites, (accessed 9 Mar 2011).   Union Army Regimental History Index - Connecticut First Regiment Heavy Artillery - Roster by name, by F.W. Chesson

Source Material

  • United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865), The First Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, (Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1988). FHL US/CAN Film 1486466.
  • Walker, Edward Ashley and United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865), Our first year of army life : an anniversary address, delivered to the First Regiment of Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, at their camp near Gaines' Mills, Va., June, 1862, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991). Written by the chaplain of the regiment. Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082907.
  • Abbott, Henry L., Siege Artillery in the Campaigns Against Richmond, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991).  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Microfiche 6082904.