1st Connecticut Regiment Volunteer Heavy Artillery A Virtual Cemetery created by: Matt
Description: Organized in militia service on February 5, 1861. Transferred to Confederate service on March 13, 1861. Companies B, C, D, E, F, H, and K surrendered at the fall of Forts Jackson and St. Philip on April 26, 1862. These seven companies were exchanged in the fall of 1862. Regiment surrendered at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi on July 4, 1863. Paroled at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi in July 1863. Declared exchanged in early 1864. Six companies surrrendered by Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, commanding the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, at Citronelle, Alabama on May 4, 1865.