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Connecticut 1st Volunteer Infantry (Union)

22 Apr 1861

Connecticut 1st Volunteer Infantry organized.

21 Jul 1861

Participated in the Battle of First Bull Run at Fairfax County, Virginia; Prince William County, Virginia.

The Battle of First Bull Run
The Battle of First Bull Run

One of earliest battles of the Civil War, it introduced Americans to the idea that this would likely not be a short conflict and blood would be shed: Read More

31 Jul 1861

Connecticut 1st Volunteer Infantry mustered out.