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Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in October 22, 1861.  On the 15th of August, 1865, this regiment was mustered out in Virginia.[1]

For more information on the 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry and its history, see:

  • Henry Clay Trumball, The knightly soldier: a biography of Major Henry Ward Camp, Tenth Conn., (Boston, Nichols and Noyes; New York, O. S. Felt, 1865).   The book outlines the history of this regiment and follows Major Camp through his death at New Market, Virginia.   Available online at Internet Archive. Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082926.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 10th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 12 April 2012).
  • The Wikipedia Article, 10th Connecticut Regiment Infantry, (accessed 28 November 2012).

Companies in this Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,781 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.  This regiment was composed of men from all parts of Connecticut.

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I was largely formed by men from Fairfield County.

Company K

Company Rosters

  • Connecticut. Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations, with additional enlistments and casualties to July 1, 1864, (Hartford, Connecticut : Case, Lockwood, 1864), page 372.  Available Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 M2a, or FHL US/CAN Film 1550802.
  • Adjutant General's Office, Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations : (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &c., &c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), page 423. Includes index.  Online at Internet Archive, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082887. or FHL US/CAN Film 1033670 Item 1.

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 2 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).
  • Trumbull, H. Clay (Henry Clay). War memories of an Army chaplain. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991) FHL Fiche 6082927 and A good record : a sermon preached before Petersburg, Va., on Sabbath, September 25, 1864 to the Tenth Connecticut Regiment, at the close of its first three years of service. FHL fiche 6082925 and The knightly soldier : a biography of Major Henry Ward Camp, Tenth Conn. Vols. FHL fiche 6082926 and Desirableness of active service : a sermon preached to the Tenth Connecticut Regiment at St. Augustine, Fla., on Sabbath, April 10th, 1864.Desirableness of active service : a sermon preached to the Tenth Connecticut Regiment at St. Augustine, Fla., on Sabbath, April 10th, 1864.FHL film 6082924 (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991).

References

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

 

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