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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]]  3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry''
*Mustered out August 12, 1861.  
 
*Organized at New Haven.  
 
*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=271184 History of the Third (Three Months) Connecticut Volunteers] - Connecticut Military Department
 
  
<br>The Regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut, but most of the men in each unit resided in the following counties.
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=== Brief History  ===
  
Infantry Company A - Fairfield County
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The 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at New Haven.&nbsp; They mustered in May 14, 1861.&nbsp; On the 12th day of August, 1864&nbsp;this regiment was mustered out of service at Hartford. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>
  
Infantry Company B&nbsp; - New Haven County
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For more information about the 3rd Connecticut Regiment Infantry and its history, see:
  
Infantry Company C - Fairfield County
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*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=271184 History of the Third (Three Months) Connecticut Volunteers], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Connecticut Military Department
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unctinf1.htm#3rdinf 3rd Regiment Infantry], (accessed 12 April 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Regiment_Connecticut_Volunteer_Infantry_%283_months%29 3rd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (3 months]), (accessed 11 June 2012).<br>
  
Infantry Company D - Fairfield County
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=== Companies in this Regiment  ===
  
Rifle Company A&nbsp; - Hartford County
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 874 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UCT0003RI Roster].
  
Rifle Company B&nbsp; - New Haven County
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always.&nbsp; This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.
  
Rifle Company C&nbsp; - New Haven County  
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Infantry Company A was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;
  
Rifle Company D - New London County  
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Infantry Company B&nbsp;was largely formed by men from [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
Rifle Company E - Hartford County  
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Infantry Company C was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;
  
Rifle Company F - Fairfield County  
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Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=779646&disp=Catalogue+of+the+1st%2C+2d%2C+3d%2C+4th% Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861] by the Adjutant General's Office at the Salt Lake City Family History Library.
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Rifle Company A&nbsp;was largely formed by men from [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].&nbsp;  
*[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
 
*[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
 
*[http://cslib.cdmhost.com/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p4005coll1&CISOPTR=159&CISOBOX=1&REC=1 3rd Connecticut Infantry] - Connecticut State Library, Brady Collection of Civil War&nbsp;Photographs
 
  
Also see [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Connecticut_in_the_Civil_War Connecticut in the Civil War].
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Rifle Company B&nbsp;was largely formed by men from [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp;
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Rifle Company C&nbsp;was largely formed&nbsp;by men from [[New Haven County, Connecticut|New Haven County]].&nbsp;
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Rifle Company D was largely formed by men from&nbsp;[[New London County, Connecticut|New London County]].&nbsp;
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Rifle Company E was largely formed by men from [[Hartford County, Connecticut|Hartford County]].
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Rifle Company F was largely formed by men from [[Fairfield County, Connecticut|Fairfield County]].&nbsp;
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*For more information about Rifle Company F and its history, see:&nbsp;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.stamfordhistory.org/cw_3reg.htm Stamford Roster], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;The Stamford Historical Society, Inc. - Civil War Exhibit
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=== Company Rosters  ===
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*Adjutant General's Office, United States Army.&nbsp; Connecticut Infantry Regiment 1,2,3,4, and 5th.&nbsp;''Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, and 5th regiments, Connecticut volunteers, 1861'', (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1991). Available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|779646|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082888.}}
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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 45.&nbsp;&nbsp;Available&nbsp;Online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/enlistmentcasual00horarich#page/45/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.
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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 43. Includes index.&nbsp; Online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/connecticutvolorg00catarich#page/43/mode/1up Internet Archives], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Also available at the Family History Library'', {{FHL|783975|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887.}} ''(10 fiche) 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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*[http://civilwarintheeast.com/USA/CT/3CT.php The Civil War in the East], (accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Timeline of the 3rd Connecticut Infantry Regiment
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*[http://cslib.cdmhost.com/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p4005coll1&CISOPTR=159&CISOBOX=1&REC=1 3rd Connecticut Infantry],&nbsp;(accessed 8 Mar 2011). &nbsp;Connecticut State Library, Brady Collection of Civil War&nbsp;Photographs
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=== References ===
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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  3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

Brief History

The 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at New Haven.  They mustered in May 14, 1861.  On the 12th day of August, 1864 this regiment was mustered out of service at Hartford. [1]

For more information about the 3rd Connecticut Regiment Infantry and its history, see:

Companies in this Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 874 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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 Fairfield County

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

Infantry Company C was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

Infantry Company D was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

Rifle Company A was largely formed by men from Hartford County

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

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

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

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

Rifle Company F was largely formed by men from Fairfield County

  • For more information about Rifle Company F and its history, see: 

     Stamford Roster, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  The Stamford Historical Society, Inc. - Civil War Exhibit

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 45.  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 43. 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.

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).
  • 3rd Connecticut Infantry, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Connecticut State Library, Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs

References

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