22nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

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Brief History

The 22nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry was organized at Hartford, Connecticut and mustered in on the 20th day of September, 1862.  This regiment mustered out July 7, 1863. [1]

For more information about the 22nd Regiment Infantry and its history, see:

  • History of the Twenty-Second Regiment of the Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1863, by the United States Army, Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 22 (1862-1863).  This book can be found at www.worldcat.org.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 22nd Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 April 2012).

Companies in this Regiment

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,179 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, but the majority of men in each unit resided in Hartford County:

Company A - 

Company B - 

Company C - 

Company D - 

Company E - 

Company F - 

Company G - 

Company H - 

Company I - 

Company K

Company Roster

  • 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 669.  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 770. 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).
  • Quien, George. Reminiscences of the service and experience of Lieut. George Quien of Company K Twenty-Third Regiment Conn. Vols. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), FHL fiche 6082955.
  • United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1863). History of the Twenty-Second Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 1862-3. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), FHL fiche 6082952 and Reunion and 25th anniversary of the muster in of the 22nd Regiment Conn. Vol. at Windsor, Conn., September 20, 1887. FHL fiche 6082954.
  • Waters, Elizur W. A journal of incidents connected with the travels of the Twenty-second Regiment Conn. Volunteers, for nine months, in verse. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), FHL fiche 6082953.

References

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