7th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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Brief History

The 7th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at New Haven, Connecticut and mustered in September 13, 1861.  This regiment was mustered out July 20, 1865 and discharged at New Haven August 11, 1865.

For more information on the 7th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:

  • Regimental History - Walkey, Stephen, History of the Seventh Connecticut Volunteer Infantry  1861- 1865, (Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1988).   Walkley was a private in Company A, 7th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1550134. or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082921.

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 over Connecticut.

Company A

Company B

Company C -  The Civil War Archive, Letters Home from the Civil War, (accessed 8 Mar 2011). 

Company D

Company E

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I

Company K - For more information about Company K and its history, see:

     Tourtellotte, Jerome, A history of Company K of the Seventh Connecticut Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, (Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1978).  Compiled by Jerome Tourtellotte, a member who was second in rank in the company when the regiment left the state for the front, and second in rank in the regiment when it returned to the state for final discharge.  Incudes index.  Available at the Family History Library,  FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082920, or FHL US/CAN Film 1491100.

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 283.  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 322. 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.

Source Material

  • Seventh Connecticut Infantry Regiment, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  This link describes the 7th Connecticut's part in the Battle of Olustee.  Additional links on this page give more information and photographs of the regiment; as well as additional information on this battle.