The Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

The Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (HM34P)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.346', W 77° 44.51'

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(Front Side):
2nd Brig. 3rd Div. 2nd A.C.
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Advanced to this point in a charge
about 9:30 A.M., September 17th, 1862
then fell back eighty-eight yards
to a cornfield fence
and held position heavily engaged
nearly two hours; then was sent to
the support of the first brigade
of its division at the Roulette
Lane two hours; then was sent to
the extreme left of the first
division of this corps to the support
of Brooke's Brigade and at 5 p.m.
was placed in support between
the Brigades of Caldwell and
Meagher of that Division
overlooking "Bloody Lane" holding
position there until 10 a.m.
of the 18th when relieved.


(Left Side):
This monument stands
on the line of companies
B. and G. near the left of
the regiment.
In this battle the regiment
lost 38 killed and mortally
wounded, 88 wounded and
21 reported missing


(Right Side):
Regiment mustered
August 23, 1862 with 1015 men.
Recruits 697 men, Total 1712.

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Battle record from
Antietam to Appomattox
Engagements 34
Killed and Mortally
wounded 202
Died of disease 166
Wounded 549
Discharged for
disability 319

(Rear Side):
Erected
by the
State of Connecticut
1894
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HM NumberHM34P
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Year Placed1894
Placed ByState of Connecticut
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:35am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264149 N 4372794
Decimal Degrees39.47243333, -77.74183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.346', W 77° 44.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 20.76" N, 77° 44' 30.60" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5923 Mummas Ln, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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