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Brief History

The companies of this regiment mustered in at various dates (see below). The regiment served for 2 years and mustered out June 15, 1865. Recruits consolidated into two Companies and mustered out September 11, 1865. [1]

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

  • 1st New Hampshire Heavy Artillery Volunteer Regiment - from Wikipedia,  the free encyclopedia(accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

Companies in the Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2610 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

[http://nh-heritage.com/Units/firstcompany.htm

Company A], (accessed 11 Mar 2011), was organized as 1st Company New Hampshire Heavy Artillery and mustered in July 22, 1863. Transfer September 15, 1864. Mustered out June 15, 1865. 
Company B was organized as 2nd Company New Hampshire Heavy Artillery and mustered in September 17, 1863. Transfer October 1, 1864. Mustered out June 15, 1865.
Company C was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company D was mustered in from September 2 to October 17, 1864 in Concord.
Company E was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company F was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company G was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company H was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company I was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864 and mustered in Concord.
Company K was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864. Mustered in September 17, 1864 in Portsmouth.
Company L was organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864. Mustered in October 17, 1864 in Concord.
Company M was formed by assignment of 1st New Hampshire Battery, Volunteer Light Artillery, November 5, 1864, but remained detached as a Light Battery

AGR refers to the Adjuctant General's Report found at Internet Archive.

Counties in Companies

Company A - many men from Rockingham County, Sullivan County and Merrimack County - AGR page 653.
Company B - many men from - Sullivan County, Merrimack County and Hillsborough County - AGR page 659.
Company C - many men from Hillsborough County, Rockingham County and Merrimack County - AGR page 664.
Company D - many men from Strafford County and Rockingham County - AGR page 670.
Company E - many men from Merrimack County and Rockingham County - AGR page 675.
Company F - most men from Hillsborough County - AGR page 681
Company G - many men from - Belknap County, Carroll County and Hillborough County - AGR page 686.
Company H - many men from Sullivan County, Grafton County and Coos County - AGR page 692.
Company I - many men from Coos County and Grafton County - AGR page 697.
Company K - many men from Rockingham County, Hillsborough County and Carroll County - AGR page 703.
Company L - many men from Merrimack County, Coos County, Rockingham County, Grafton County and other various counties - AGR page 709.
Company M - many men from Hillsborough County, Strafford County, Grafton County, Rockingham County, and other various counties - AGR page 714.
Recruits - AGR page 719.

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,
  • 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).
  • Civil War in the East, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). Timeline of the 1st New Hampshire Heavy Artillery Regiment.
  • 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), 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. First Heavy Artillery, see page 560.

References

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

 

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