Research Guide to Colonial Wars Sources at the Connecticut
The following sources are suggested.
- Connecticut Soldiers in the French and Indian War: Bills, Receipts,
and Documents. Vineland, N. J., 1925 [CSL call number F 97.A58].
- "Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War, 1755-1762."
Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Vols. IX and
Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society, 1903-1905 [CSL call number F 91
- Shepard, James. Connecticut Soldiers in the Pequot War of 1637.
Meriden: The Journal Publishing Company, 1913 [CSL call number HistRef E
Archival Materials on Microfilm
The Connecticut Archives collection comprises the records of the General
Assembly to approximately 1820 and is grouped into broad topics. The series
pertaining to Colonial War records include:
Connecticut Archives: Colonial Wars, Series I, 1675-1775.
Connecticut Archives: Colonial Wars, Series II, 1689-1806.
Connecticut Archives: Militia, Series I, 1678-1757.
Connecticut Archives: Militia, Series II, 1747-1788.
Connecticut Archives: Militia, Series III, 1728-1820.
The index volumes to Connecticut Archives: Colonial Wars provide access
by name of person, place and subject. Selected topics include:
- French and Indian Wars, 1753-64, by campaign, militia muster rolls,
accounts, and reports
- King Philip's War, 1675-76
- King William's War, 1689-97
- Mohawk Indians
- Pensions & relief for disabled
- Prisoners of war: American, French, Indians
- Private claims & petitions
- War with Spain, 1749-42 (War of Jenkins' Ear)
Films of all the Connecticut Archives series are arranged alphabetically by
series title in a cabinet in the History and Genealogy Reading Room.
For more information about this collection, see the main
Prepared by the History and Genealogy Unit, Connecticut State Library,