Connecticut 30th Volunteer Regiment

Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Truitt, Isaac B. 1/11/64 Company C M.O. 11/7/65 Pro. Comp. 7/30/64, Sgt. 8/14/64

Connecticut 29th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 29th Volunteer Regiment was the first Connecticut regiment of African Americans formed near the beginning of 1864. It saw action under the direction of General Benjamin Butler who was one of the early advocates of using black soldiers. There were eight Wethersfield men in this unit, one of whom …

Connecticut 27th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 27th Volunteer Regiment contained only one Wethersfield man who was captured at Chancellorsville, but was shortly released. The regiment faced severe fighting at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Adams, Edward 9/27/62 Company I M.O. 7/27/63 Captain …

Connecticut 25th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 25th Volunteer Regiment was another 9-month regiment which was primarily engaged in the siege of Fort Hudson in Louisiana which fell shortly after the fall of Vicksburg. One of the 17 Wethersfield men was captured in this campaign. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason …

Connecticut 22nd Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 22nd Volunteer Regiment contained 41 Wethersfield men. This regiments was a 9 month regiment which spend most of its time in the defense of Washington, but also spent some time on the Virginia peninsula. Ironically, the troops were mustered out on 7/7/63, four days after Gettysburg. The degree of …