Connecticut Civil War Union Colored Troops

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Connecticut enlisted 1,764 men of color.[1]

The following information comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site. The web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 29th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry (Colored)
    Mustered in March 8, 1864. Organized at Fair Haven.
    Mustered out October 24, 1865. At New Orleans October 27-November 11. Honorably discharged at New Haven, Connecticut, November 25, 1865.

References

Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations : (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &c.,and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries by Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Ingersoll, Colin M. (Colin Macrae), 1819-1904. Digital Version Contains rosters of the 29th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry and the 30th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (later the 31st United States Colored Infantry)

  1. United States. War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, (Washington, District of Columbia: Govt. Print. Office, 1880-1901), Series 3, Volume 4, page 1269. FHL book 973 M29u ser.3 v. 3, FHL film 845422.