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

  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.