Connecticut Volunteers Memorial

Connecticut Volunteers Memorial (HMNC1)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 18.68', W 72° 55.877'

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Inscription
[ inscription on the column ]
Erected by
The Joint Contributions of
The State of Connecticut
and
The Veteran Associations
of the
Conn. Light Battery and
6th, 7th and 10th Conn. Vols.
As a Sacred and Perpetual
Memorial to Men Who Suffered
And Died that The Republic
Might Live 1861 - 1865
Dedicated June 16, 1905

[ east plaque ]
Seventh Conn. Vols.
Hawley's Brigade
Terry's Division, Tenth Corps.
Took Part in Capture of Ft. Pulaski
Capture of Ft. Wagner
Demolition of Ft. Sumter
Capture of Ft. Fisher
And Thirteen Other Engagements
Department of the South and Army of the James.

[ south plaque ]
10th Conn. Volunteers
In grateful memory of the services
and sacrifices of our heroic dead
who offered their lives on the altar
of constitutional government and human
liberty. This tablet is lovingly
inscribed by their surviving comrades
of the Tenth Connecticut Volunteers
Total Number Enrolled 1879
Total Casualties 1011
Number of Engagements 51
Term of Service, September 30, 1861 to September 2, 1865
Safe and Happy the Republic Whose
Sons Gladly Die In Her Defense

[ west plaque ]
First Connecticut Light Battery
Known as Rockwell's Battery
Mustered in October 26th, 1861
Mustered out June 11th, 1865
Participated in the Seige of Charleston
And Other Battles in South Carolina
Ft. Finnegan, Fla. Jan. 1862 to May 1864
And Engagements of Richmond and
Petersburg Campaigns
May 1864 to Lee's Surrender in 1865
The Tenth and Twenty Fifth Army Corps

[ north plaque ]
6th Conn. Volunteers
Organized Sept. 1861. Mustered Out Aug. 21st 1865
Total Number of Men Who Served in the Regt. 1608
Casualties 877
Engagements
Port Royal, S.C. · Fort Pulaski, Gary. · James Island, S.C. · Pocotaligo, S.C. · Morris Island, S.C. · Fort Wagner, S.C. · Chester Station, Va. · Drewrys Bluff, Va. · Siege of Petersburg · Deep Bottom, Va. · Deep Run, Va. · Chapins Farms, Va. · Fort Fisher, N.C. · Wilmington, N.C.
And More Than Twenty Other Minor Engagements
and Affairs.
Service
Army Corps 10th And 24th
Departments
Dept. of the South · Army of the James · Dept. of North Carolina · Army of the Potomac
Details
HM NumberHMNC1
Tags
Year Placed1905
Placed ByThe State of Connecticut and the Veteran Associations of the Connecticut Light Battery and 6th, 7th and 10th Connecticut Volunteers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673165 N 4575383
Decimal Degrees41.31133333, -72.93128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.68', W 72° 55.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 40.80" N, 72° 55' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Broadway, New Haven CT 06511, US
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