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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut|Connecticut]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut Military Records|Connecticut Military Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  30th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry''
*Organized at Fair Haven
 
*18 May 1864 - Moved to Annapolis, Md. and consolidated with 31st Regiment United States Colored Troops
 
  
The regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.  
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=== Brief History  ===
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The 30th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry (Colored) &nbsp;was organized at New Haven, Connecticut and was mustered in March 1864.&nbsp; It was never filled to the maximum, only four companies were finally organized.&nbsp; On the 18th of &nbsp;May, 1864 the regiment was consolidated with 31st Regiment United States Colored Troops.&nbsp; This regiment was mustered out at Hartford, Connecticut and discharged Dec. 1st, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unctinf4.htm#30thinf 30th Regiment Infantry (African Descent)], (accessed 19 April 2012).<br>
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=== Companies in this Regiment  ===
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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.&nbsp;This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.  
  
 
Company A  
 
Company A  
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Company C  
 
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/n3/mode/2up Catalogue&nbsp;of Connecticut&nbsp;volunteer organizations,&nbsp;with&nbsp;additional&nbsp;enlistments&nbsp;and casualties] to July 1, 1864. Compiled From Records in the Adjutant General's Office and Published by Order of the Legislature, by Horace J. Morse - Adjutant General - Online Book
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=== Company Rosters  ===
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/n7/mode/2up Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations ]: (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &amp;c., &amp;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&nbsp;  
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*Regimental Timeline - [http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/30CT.php 30th Connecticut Infantry Regiment] - The Civil War in the East  
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*Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, ''Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864'', (Hartford, Connecticut&nbsp;: Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 843.&nbsp;&nbsp;Available&nbsp;Online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/843/mode/1up Internet Archive], (accessed 8 Mar 2011).&nbsp; Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|221389|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a,}} or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
*[http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_reghist.htm#13 The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.] - History and Roster
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*Adjutant General's Office, ''Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations&nbsp;: (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &amp;c., &amp;c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries, ''(Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1991), page 919. Includes index.&nbsp; Online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/919/mode/1up Internet Archive], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Also available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|783975|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887.}} or {{FHL|44904|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.}}
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=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*[[Connecticut in the Civil War|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. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 2&nbsp;Apr&nbsp;2011).&nbsp;&nbsp;(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).
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*Regimental Timeline - [http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/30CT.php 30th Connecticut Infantry Regiment], (accessed 9 Mar 2011). &nbsp;The Civil War in the East
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*Hand written notes. ''Muster roll of Company I&nbsp;: 30th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army of Tennessee, C.S.A, Clayton County, Ga., Clayton Invincibles.'' ([S.l.&nbsp;: s.n.], [197-?]) {{FHL|326735|item|disp=FHL Book 975.8 A1 no. 94}}
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=== References ===
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<br>Also see [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Connecticut_in_the_Civil_War Connecticut in the Civil War].
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United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Military Records Gotoarrow.png Connecticut in the Civil War  Gotoarrow.png  30th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

Brief History

The 30th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry (Colored)  was organized at New Haven, Connecticut and was mustered in March 1864.  It was never filled to the maximum, only four companies were finally organized.  On the 18th of  May, 1864 the regiment was consolidated with 31st Regiment United States Colored Troops.  This regiment was mustered out at Hartford, Connecticut and discharged Dec. 1st, 1865. [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, 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. This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company Rosters

  • 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 843.  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 919. 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.

Other Sources

  • 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 2 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).
  • Hand written notes. Muster roll of Company I : 30th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army of Tennessee, C.S.A, Clayton County, Ga., Clayton Invincibles. ([S.l. : s.n.], [197-?]) FHL Book 975.8 A1 no. 94



References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.