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21st Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Monument - New London, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 21.422 W 072° 06.095
18T E 742454 N 4582446
Quick Description: The 21st Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Monument is located in a section of Williams Park at 164 Hempstead Street, New London, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2018 4:41:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMYPEQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 2

Long Description:

A 23' high by 7' square, gray granite obelisk with 6 rough cut, equally spaced, granite bands was placed by the State of Connecticut to honor the soldiers of the 21st Regiment Connecticut Volunteers who served during the Civil War.

On the north base of the obelisk are a pair of crossed rifles and the inscription:

ERECTED SEPT. 5, 1898
BY THE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT IN
HONOR OF HER
CITIZEN SOLDIERS

1862-1865

21ST REGT. CONN. VOL.

On the north side of the obelisk is inscribed:

DREWRY'S BLUFF
PETERSBURG
Seal of the State of Connecticut

On the west side of the obelisk is inscribed:

FORT HARRISON
RICHMOND

On the south side of the obelisk is inscribed:

FAIR OAKS
SUFFOLK

On the east side of the obelisk is inscribed:

FREDERICKSBURG
COLD HARBOR

Date Installed or Dedicated: 9/5/1898

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Connecticut

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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