20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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Connecticut in the Civil War

Brief History

The 20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at New Haven, Connecticut and mustered in the 8th of September 1862.  This regiment was mustered out June 13, 1865.

For more information about the 20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:

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 men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but the majority of men in each unit resided in the following counties:

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

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

Company C

Company D was largely formed by men from Middlesex County.

Company E was largely formed by men from Hartford County.

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

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

Company H

Company I

Company K

Company Rosters

  • 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 (1869) by Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Ingersoll, Colin M. (Colin Macrae), 1819-1904 - Online Book

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