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Brief History

The 6th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry, also known as "The Bully Sixth", was organized at Keene and mustered in on November 27, 1861. The length of service was for 3 years and 8 months. They were mustered out on the 17th of July, 1865. [1]

For more information about the 6th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • Lyman Jackman and Amos Hadley, History of the Sixth New Hampshire Regiment in the war for the Union, Concord, New Hampshire, Republican Press Association, Railroad Square, 1891. Available online at Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).   Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2j FHL US/CAN Film 1598047, Item 8, or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083286.   Includes rosters and index.
  • 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encylcopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3835 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  • The following company rosters, (accessed 11 Mar 2011), are found in the book History of the Sixth New Hampshire Regiment in the war for the Union, by Lyman Jackman from page 403 to 602.
Company A - many men from Grafton County - company roster page 420 - AGR page 469.
Company B - many men from Grafton County - company roster page 440 - AGR page 474.
Company C - many men from Rockingham County - company roster page 464 - AGR page 477.
Company D - many men from Carroll County and Strafford County - company roster page 482 - AGR page 481.
Company E - many men from Hillsborough County and Cheshire County - company roster page 498 - AGR page 484.
Company F - many men from Cheshire County and Sullivan County - company roster page 516 - AGR page 488.
Company G - many men from Sullivan County - company roster page 538 - AGR page 492.
Company H - many men from Strafford County, Rockingham County and Cheshire County - company roster page 559 - AGR page 495.
Company I - many men from Merrimack County and Belknap County - company roster page 578 - AGR page499.
Company K - many men from Cheshire County and Hillsborough County - company roster page 599 - AGR page 503.
Unassigned Recruits - company roster page 602 - AGR page 507.

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.
  • Otis F.R. Waite, New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion. (Claremont, New Hampshire: Tracy, Chase and Co., c1991), See page 297. 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.
  • Jackman, Lyman. History of the Sixth New Hampshire Regiment in the war for the Union. (Concord, New Hampshire : Republican Press Association, c1891) FHL Book 974.2 M2j


References

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

 

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