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Brief History

The 11th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on September 2, 1862. The length of service was for 2 years and 8 months. They were mustered out on the 4th of June, 1865. [1]

For more information about the 11th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • Leander Winslow Cogswell. A history of the Eleventh New Hampshire Regiment, Volunteer Infantry in the rebellion war, 1861-1865, covering its entire service, with interesting scenes of Army life, and graphic details of battles, skirmishes, seiges, marches, and hardships, in which its officers and men participated. (Concord, New Hampshire, Republican Press Association, 1891), Includes index. Available online atGoogle Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Also available at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083291, or FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2cL.
  • 11th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2296 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  • Eleventh New Hampshire Regiment Rosters, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). This is not a complete roster.
  • The following company rosters come from the book, A history of the Eleventh New Hampshire Regiment, Volunteer Infantry in the rebellion war, 1861-1865, by Leander Winslow Cogswell.
Company A - many men from Rockingham County - roster starts on page 676.
Company B - many men from Rockingham County and Grafton County - roster starts on page 683.
Company C - many men from Hillsborough County, Rockingham County and Carroll County - roster starts on page 690.
Company D - many men from Merrimack County and Hillsborough County - roster starts on page 698.
Company E - many men from Merrimack County, Rockingham County and Hillsborough County - roster starts on page 705.
Company F - many men from Merrimack County and Sullivan County - roster starts on page 712.
Company G - many men from Grafton County - roster starts on page 719.
Company H - many men from Grafton County - roster starts on page 726.
Company I - many men from Rockingham County - roster starts on page 733.
Company K - many men from Strafford County - roster starts on page 740.

Recruits Roster starts on page 748.

Source Material

  • 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 1 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).
  • New Hampshire. Adjutant General's Office.Civil War Oaths, 1861-1865. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975), Available on microfilm at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Film 983230.
  • John Charles Currier, From Concord to Fredericksburg a paper prepared and read before California Commander of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, February 12, 1896 (Bethesda, Maryland, University Publications of America, c1991), Available on microfiche at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083292. John Charles Currier was a captain in the 11th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment which served during the U.S. Civil War.
  • Otis F.R. Waite, New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion. (Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase and Co., c1991), Page 444. Available online with Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Also found at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2w. This book shows a list of the field, staff and company officers, and the official record of each.
  • Augustus D. Ayling, Adjutant General. Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Concord, New Hampshire : Ira C. Evans, 1895), Available at Internet Archives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Also found at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh, or FHL US/CAN Film 1697872, Item 1-2. Book that contains a good summary of each New Hampshire regiment. Also contains alphabetical that list the birth place, age or enlistment, place of residence at the time of enlistment.
  • Charles C. Paige. Story of the experiences of Lieut. Charles C. Paige in the Civil War of 1861-5. (Bethesda, Maryland:University Publications of America, c1991. Available on microfiche at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083293.

References

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

 

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