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*Mustered in October 26, 1861.  
 
*Mustered in October 26, 1861.  
 
*Mustered out June 11, 1865.  
 
*Mustered out June 11, 1865.  
*Organized at West Meriden.  
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*Organized at West Meriden.
*Regimental History - [http://www.ct.gov/mil/cwp/view.asp?a=1351&q=273532 History of the First Connecticut Volunteer Light Battery] - Connecticut Military Department
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffirstli00beec History of the First Light Battery, Connecticut Volunteers, 1861-1865]. Personal records and reminiscences. The story of the battery from its organization to the present time, by Herbert W. Beecher.&nbsp; Online Book<br>
 
  
 
==== 2nd Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery  ====
 
==== 2nd Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery  ====

Revision as of 02:43, 21 October 2010

Contents

Connecticut in the Civil War

Regiments and Batteries

1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery

  • Mustered in January 2, 1862.
  • Mustered out September 25, 1865.
  • Organized at Washington, D. C., from 4th Conn. Infantry.
  • Originally recruited as the 4th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry.
  • Mustered out September 25, 1865.

1st Regiment, Connecticut Cavalry

  • Mustered in November 2, 1861
  • Mustered out August 2, 1865.
  • Organized at West Meriden as a battalion.

1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in April 22, 1861.
  • Mustered out July 31, 1861.
  • Organized at Hartford.

1st Independent Battery, Connecticut Light Artillery

  • Mustered in October 26, 1861.
  • Mustered out June 11, 1865.
  • Organized at West Meriden.

2nd Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery

The regiment was composed of men from Litchfield County, Connecticut, but the companies were credited to towns as follows:

Company A - Litchfield

Company B - Salisbury

Company C - Goshen

Company D - Plymouth

Company E - Winsted

Company F - New Hartford

Company G - Cornwall

Company H - New Milford

Company I - Woodbury

Company K - Made up from recruits from 25 different towns

2nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


2nd Independent Battery, Connecticut Light Artillery


3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


3rd Independent Battery, Connecticut Light Artillery

  • Mustered in August to October, 1864.
  • Mustered out June 23, 1865.
  • Organized at New Haven.


4th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


5th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


6th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

Company A

     Letters Home from the Civil War - The Civil War Archive

7th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

Company C

     Letters Home from the Civil War - The Civil War Archive

8th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in September 21, 1861.
  • Mustered out December, 1865.
  • Organized at Hartford.
  • Regimental History - Eighth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, written by J. H. Vaill, Late Quartermaster - Sergeant Eighth Connecticut Volunteers.  Click on the Original History Link on the left side bar.

9th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


11th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


12th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in November 19 to December 3, 1861.
  • Mustered out August 12, 1865.
  • Organized at Hartford.
  • 12th Connecticut, "A Union Captain's Record of the Civil War," by John William De Forest.  De Forest was a Captain in the 12th Connecticut, taking part in the capture of New Orleans, the Port Hudson Campaign, and the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia. "De Forest's gifted pen revealed the drudgery of camp life in Louisiana, the devastating effects of 'swamp fever,' the miseries of marching, and the realities of battle.  This book can be found at www.worldcat.org.
  • 12th Connecticut Regiment Graves -



13th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


14th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


15th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - "The Lyon Regiment"

  • Mustered in August 25, 1862.
  • Mustered out June 27, 1865.
  • Organized at New Haven.
  • Discharged at New Haven July 12, 1865.


16th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


17th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in August 28, 1862.
  • Mustered out July 19, 1865.
  • Organized at Bridgeport.
  • Regimental History - The Seventeenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry - The Stamford Historical Society Inc.
  • A New Canaan Private in the Civil War: Letters from a Private of the 17th Connecticut Infantry, by ustus M. Silliman and Edward Marcus.  This book can be found at www.worldcat.org.

18th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


19th Connecticut Infantry Regiment

  • Mustered in July 25 - September 9, 1862
  • Organized at Litchfield.
  • Regiment changed to 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery November 23, 1863. (See 2nd Heavy Artillery.)


20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


21st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


22nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in September 20, 1862.
  • Mustered out July 7, 1863.
  • Organized at Hartford.
  • History of the Twenty-Second Regiment of the Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1863, by the United States Army, Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 22 (1862-1863).  This book can be found at www.worldcat.org.



23rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in  November 14, 1862.
  • Mustered out August 31, 1863.
  • Organized at New Haven.


24th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


26th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


27th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in October, 1862.
  • Mustered out July 27, 1863.
  • Organized at New Haven.
  • Regimental History - The Twenty-Seventh, by Winthrop D. Sheldon - Online Book


28th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

  • Mustered in November 15, 1862.
  • Mustered out August 28, 1863.
  • Organized at New Haven.


29th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry (Colored)

Garrison Guards, Connecticut Infantry

  • No history for this unit.


Unassigned Connecticut

  •  No history for this unit.



Muster Rolls


Pensions


Military Cemeteries and Memorials

 

Internet Links and Websites