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Brief History

The 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry was first organized at Concord, New Hampshire, as a battalion of four companies and attached to 1st New England Cavalry. They were mustered in from October 24 to December 21, 1861. Afterward designated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, as Companies "I," "K," "L," "M." Regiment mustered out July 15, 1865. [1]

For more information about the 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:

  • 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Cavalry - from Wikipedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011), the free encyclopedia, includes service, casualties, commanders, etc.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 1st Regiment Cavalry, (accessed 19 July 2012).

Company Rosters

Companies in the Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2534 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Troop A mustered in April 19, 1864. Many men from Hillsborough County, Grafton County, Merrimack County, Sullivan County and Cheshire County - AGR page 564.
Troop B mustered in April 20, 1864. Many men from Grafton County, Belknap County, Cheshire County, Hillsborough County and Strafford County - AGR page 567.
Troop C mustered in April 23, 1864. Many men from Grafton County, Belknap County and other various counties - AGR page 571.
Troop D mustered in June 26, 1864. Many men from Merrimack County and Hillsborough County - AGR page 574.
Troop E mustered in July 8, 1864. Many men from Grafton County, Merrimack County, Belknap County and Cheshire County - AGR page 577.
Troop F mustered in July 16, 1864. Many men from Belknap County, Merrimack County and Sullivan County - AGR page 580.
Troop G mustered in July 21, 1864. Many men from Merrimack County, Cheshire County, Belknap County and Sullivan County - AGR page 584.
Troop H mustered in July 21, 1864. Many men from Merrimack County, Cheshire County, Grafton County, Rockingham County and Belknap County - AGR page 587.
Troop I transfered January 7, 1864. Many men from Merrimack County, Grafton County and Sullivan County - AGR page 590.
Troop K transfered January 7, 1864. Many men from Cheshire County, Strafford County and Hillsborough County - AGR page 593.
Troop L transfered January 7, 1864. Many men from Sullivan County, Grafton County, Merrimack County, and Rockingham County - AGR page 596.
Troop M transfered January 7, 1864. Many men from Hillsborough County, Merrimack County and Rockingham County - AGR page 599.
Unassigned Recruits - AGR page 602.

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).
  • 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.
  • Otis F.R. Waite. New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion. (Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase and Co., c1991), See page 544. 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.

References

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

 

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