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Brief History

The 15th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on October 6-16, 1862. The length of service was for 10 months. They were mustered out at Concord on the 13th of August, 1863. [1]

For more information about the 15th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • 15th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1046 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  • The following  Company Rosters, (accessed 11 Mar 2011), can be found in the History of the Fifteenth regiment, New Hampshire volunteers, 1862-1863, by Charles McGregor. Many photographs are included.
Company A - Roll and Sketch starts on page 39.
Company B - Roll and Sketch starts on page 47.
Company C - Roll and Sketch starts on page 59.
Company D - Roll and Sketch starts on page 66.
Company E - Roll and Sketch starts on page 74.
Company F - Roll and Sketch starts on page 79.
Company G - Roll and Sketch starts on page 85.
Company H - Roll and Sketch starts on page 92.
Company I - Roll and Sketch starts on page 98.
Company K - Roll and Sketch starts on page 105.

Company A - most men from Belknap County - AGR page 413.
Company B - most men from Grafton County - AGR page 416.
Company C - most men from Grafton County - AGR page 420.
Company D - many men from Rockingham County, Merrimack County and Strafford County - AGR page 423.
Company E - many men from Hillsborough County and Rockingham County - AGR page 427.
Company F - many men from Grafton County, Merrimack County and Sullivan County - AGR page 430.
Company G - many men from Merrimack County, Belknap County and Strafford County - AGR page 433.
Company H - many men from Belknap County, Rockingham County, Grafton County and Cheshire County - AGR page 436.
Company I - many men from Strafford County and Rockingham County - AGR page 439.
Company K - most men from Rockingham County - AGR page 443.

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 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).
  • Otis F.R. Waite, New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion. (Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase and Co., c1991), Page 516. 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 the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M23nh, or FHL US/CAN Film 1697872, Item 1-2. Book 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.

References

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

 

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