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28th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment

8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry RegimentOrganized at New Haven on November 15, 1862, it was the last Connecticut Regiment organized under the call for nine months volunteers. It was composed of eight companies, five from Fairfield County and three from Litchfield County.The regiment left for New York on November 17. Sailed for Ship Island, Miss., and New Orleans, La., December 3, arriving December 17. Duty at Camp Parapet, Carrollton, La., until February, and at Fort Barrancas, Fla., until May. Moved to Brashear City, La., May 10-12, then to Port Hudson, La., May 23-26.

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