1st Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry
The 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on the 1st of May, 1861. The length of service was for 3 months. They were ordered home to New Hampshire August 2, 1861 and mustered out on the 9th. 
For more information about the 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 1st Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 July 2012).
- Stephen G. Abbott, The First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the Great Rebellion, Keene, New Hampshire : Sentinel Printing Company, 1890. Available online at Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Also available at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2ab or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083276. Contains the story of campaign, an account of the "Great uprising of the people of the state," and other articles upon subjests associated with the early war period.
- First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - A Sketch, (accessed 11 Mar 2011), by Stephen G. Abbot, Chaplain and Historian. Rays-Place.
- 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).
- First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - Surnames Abbott to Fuller, Surnames Gage to Osgood, Page to Youngman, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).
- New Hampshire Infantry Page, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). New Hampshire Heritage
- Roster and Biographies of many who served First New Hampshire Regiment, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). This is not a complete roster.
- Adjutant-General's Office. Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New Hampshire, 1865, 1866.
Counties of Companies
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 men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
The following rosters, (accessed 11 Mar 2011), come from the book The First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the Great Rebellion, by Stephen G. Abbott.
- 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).
- Civil War in the East, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Timeline of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry.
- 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.
- 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. First Infantry, see page 57.
- 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, 1895. Available at Internet Archives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Also found at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh, or FHL US/CAN Film 1697872, Item 1-2. Book that 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.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.