2nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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Connecticut in the Civil War

Brief History

The 2nd Connecticut Regiment Infantry was organized at New Haven, Connecticut.  It was mustered in May 7, 1861 and was mustered out of service August 7, 1861, at New Haven, Connecticut.

For more information about the 2nd 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.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.

Infantry Company A was largely formed by men from Middlesex County.

Infantry Company B

Infantry Company C was largely formed by men from New Haven County

Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from New Haven County.

Rifle Company A 

Rifle Company B 

Rifle Company C was largely formed by men from New London County

Rifle Company D

Rifle Company E was largely formed by men from Litchfield County.

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

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

Source Material

  • Civil War Soldiers - 2nd Connecticut Infantry Regiment - Alphabetical roster of regiment with name and place enlisted.