1st Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry

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=== Brief History  ===
 
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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.&nbsp; They were mustered in from October 24 to December 21, 1861.&nbsp; Afterward designated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, as Compnaies "I," "K," "L," "M."&nbsp; Regiment mustered out July 15, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>  
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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.&nbsp; They were mustered in from October 24 to December 21, 1861.&nbsp; Afterward designated 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, as Companies "I," "K," "L," "M."&nbsp; Regiment mustered out July 15, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>  
  
 
For more information about the 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:  
 
For more information about the 1st Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:  

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Contents

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.

Source Material

  • 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 & 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.