2nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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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:

  • Regimental History - The Second Connecticut Volunteers, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Connecticut Military Department.  Written by General James B. Coit, Private in Co. B. Includes casualty information.

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

  • Adjutant General's Office, United States Army.  Connecticut Infantry Regiment 1,2,3,4, and 5th. Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082888.
  • Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864, (Hartford, Connecticut : Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 24.  Available Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a, or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
  • 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 26. Includes index.  Online at Internet Archives, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887. (10 fiche) or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

Source Material

  • Civil War Soldiers, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  2nd Connecticut Infantry Regiment - Alphabetical roster of regiment with name and place enlisted.