3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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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.

For more information about the 3rd Connecticut Regiment 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 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 - The Stamford Historical Society, Inc. - Civil War Exhibit

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.  Or FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887 (10 fiche) or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

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