First Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

Acton men who served in the First Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry:

Andrew J. Barnard, Co. D

Lucius D. Wilson, Co. B

Regimental history from A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, by Frederick Dyer:

Organized at Hartford April 22, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 18. Attached to Mansfield's command, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1861. Key's 1st Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northwestern Virginia, to August, 1861.

SERVICE--Duty at Camp Corcoran. Defenses of Washington, D.C., till June 1, 1861. Advance on Vienna and Falls Church, Va., June 1-8, and picket duty there till July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax C. H. July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Mustered out July 31, 1861.


See also:

Catalogue of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th and 5th Regiments of Connecticut Volunteers, 1861. Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood & Co., 1861.