9th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

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United States  Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire  Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire Military Gotoarrow.png New Hampshire in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 9th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

Brief History

The 9th Regiment New Hampshire Infantry was organized at Concord and mustered in on August 15, 1862. The length of service was for 2 years and 10 months. They were mustered out on the 10th of June, 1865.  Recruits transferred to 6th New Hampshire Infantry. [1]

For more information about the 7th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry and its history, see:

  • The Civil War Archive section,9th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 19 July 2012).
  • Edward Oliver Lord, History of the Ninth regiment, New Hampshire volunteers in the war of the rebellion, Concord, New Hampshire, Printed by The Republican Press Association, 1895.  Online at Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).  This book is also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.2 M2L, or FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083289. Includes index. Includes rosters in appendix.
  • William A. Canfield, A History of the army exeperience of William A. Canfield, Manchester, New Hampshire, C.F. Livingston, Printer, 1869.  Online at Google Books, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).  William A. Canfield served in the 9th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment.  This book is available on microfiche at the Family History Library FHL US/CAN Fiche 6083288.
  • 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry - from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2841 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

  1. Company A - many men from  Rockingham County, Grafton County, Hillsborough County, and Merrimack County - AGR page 7.
  2. Company B - many men from Hillsborough CountyGrafton County and Merrimack County  - AGR page 10 .  
  3. Company C - many men from HillsboroughAGR page 14. 
  4. Company D - many men from Sullivan County - AGR page 18. 
  5. Company E - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 21.
  6. Company F - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 25.
  7. Company G - many men from Cheshire County - AGR page 29. 
  8. Company H - many men from Rockingham County - AGR page 32.
  9. Company I - many men from Merrimack County and Grafton County - AGR page 35.
  10. Company K - many men from unknown counties - AGR page 39.
  11. Unassigned Recruits - AGR page 43.

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 396.  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.


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