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Brief History

The 3rd Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on the 23 of August, 1861. The length of service was for 4 years. They were mustered out on July 25, 1865, non-veterans mustered out August 23, 1864.[1]

For more information about the 3rd Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • United States. Army. New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865). Company F, Extract history of officers and enlisted men, Co. F, 3rd N.H. Vols., Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1991. Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6118824.
  • Elbridge J. Copp, Reminiscences of the war of the rebellion, 1861-1865, Available online at Internet Archives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).Also available at the Family History Library on microfiche, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083280. Elbridge J. Copp was commissioned from the ranks and made a lieutenant at the age of eighteen in the 3rd New Hampshire Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
  • Henry S. Hamilton, Reminiscences of a veteran, Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1991. Available at the Family History Library on microfiche. FHL US/CAN 6083282. Henry S. Hamilton served in the 3rd New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.
  • Ingalls, Gustavus W. Photos of Port Royal Band with Gustavus W. Ingalls, band leader 3rd NH Regiment Infantry, Port Royal, South Carolina, during Civil War. FHL digital version
  • 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encylcopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2567 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

Company A - many men from Hillsborough County and Sullivan County - AGR roster, page 165. Roster
Company B - many men from Rockingham County and Merrimack County - AGR roster, page 169. Roster
Company C - many men from Hillsborough County - AGR roster, page 172. Roster
Company D - many men from - Rockingham County and Strafford County - AGR roster, page 176. Roster
Company E - many men from Merrimack County, Hillsborough County and Grafton County - AGR roster, page 180. Roster
Company F - many men from Hillsborough County and Sullivan County - AGR roster, page 183. Roster
Company G - many men from Carroll County and Coos County - AGR roster, page 187. Roster
Company H - many men from Hillsborough County and Rockingham County - AGR roster, page 191. Roster
Company I - many men from Cheshire County and Strafford County- AGR roster, page 195. Roster
Company K - many men from Strafford County - AGR roster, page 200. Roster
Unassigned Recruits - AGR roster, page 202. Roster

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).
  • 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 Bedel Dedication of the Monument erected in memory of Gen. John Bedel by his surviving comrades of the Third Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, at Bath, N. H., October 10th, 1888. (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1991), Available on microfiche at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083279.
  • 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, information on the 3rd Regiment, starts on page 169.
  • 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 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.

References

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

 

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