24th Regiment C.V. Monument - Middletown, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 33.571 W 072° 39.520
18T E 695241 N 4603518
Quick Description: The 24th Regiment C.V. Monument is located on Washington Green at 301 Washington Terrace in Middletown, CT
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 12/8/2012 1:33:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMFWGY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

The 24th Regiment C.V. Monument is a 16' high central ornate pink granite monument, in the Neo-Classical Revival style, with plaques on the front and the back. Benches flank each side forming a semi-oval. Two steps lead up to the floor of the monument. The monument was sculpted by H. Hillard Smith and the contractor was the Fox-Becker Granite Company. The monument was dedicated on October 20, 1904. A bronze eagle with outspread wings was added to the top of the monument at a later date.

A garland is sculpted around the monument below the eagle. On the front face the battle PORT HUDSON is inscribed in raised capital letters. Below is a circular wreath with the number 24 inscribed in large raised characters. Below is a bronze plaque within a sculpted shield adorned with three swords and surrounded a garland of leaves and ribbons. The plaque is inscribed:

ERECTED
BY
MEMBERS OF THE
24th REGIMENT
C.V.
CITIZENS OF
MIDDLETOWN
AND
STATE OF
CONNECTICUT
1904

The west side is inscribed IRISH BEND and the east side is inscribed: BATON ROUGE

The back has the inscriptions DONALDSONVILLE and lower down, 2nd BRIGADE 4th DIV above and 19th ARMY CORPS below, a Maltese cross. Below a bronze plaque has a list the names and companies of those who died from the 24th Regiment during the Civil War. It is inscribed:

=========================

DIED IN THE SERVICE
KILLED IN ACTION

WILLIAM BRAY JR. CO. A
AMOS C. MILLER " A
CHARLES A. DIBBLE " B
CHARLES RIGBY " D
SELLICK SCOTT " D
JOHN BARRY " F

CHARLES CARROLL CO. H
EDWARD EATON " H
JOHN McCARTY " H
EDGAR D. IVES " I
HARVEY MERRIMAN " I
ROBERT SMITH " I

JOHN F. CARROLL CO. K

=========================

DIED FROM WOUNDS

HARRISON A BRAINERD CO. A
JOHN H. PRICE " A
GEORGE WETMORE " A
SERENO H. BUSHNELL " B
SAMUEL S. PLATTCO. B
HENRY SCHOLL " C
THOMAS RILEY " I
HOBART WOODING " I

=========================

DIED

LIEUT. BELA C. POST CO. B
LIEUT LUZERNE L. GOODYEAR CO. I
SAMUEL E. CLARK CO. A
AARON B. DICKINSON " A
SAMUEL DICKINSON " A
LUMAN PADDOCK " A
CYRUS SPENCER " A
RUSSELL SPENCER " A
GEORGE A. STRICKLAND " A
MARTIN V. B. TAYLOR " A
ERWIN NETTLETON " B
ELISHA PARKER " B
NEWELL H. PLATT " B
SELDEN PRATT " B
CHARLES D. STEVENS " B
MINER J. MILCOX " B
SERENO A. WRIGHT " B
TIMOTHY A. AVERY " C
HENRY B. BROWN " C
HIRAM EVANS " C
OSCAR A. GILLETTE " C
WILLIAM H. HYDE " C
FREDERIC S. MASON " C
CHARLES H. POTTER " C
GEORGE WILLCOX " C
CHARLES BAKER " D
JAMES O'BRIEN " E

JOHN COTTAR CO. F
SAMUEL E. GREENWOOD " F
ALBERT M. SIZER " F
LYMAN THOMAS " F
PATRICK BARRY " H
PHILIP GALLICAN " H
PATRICK MCATIN " H
WILLIAM NELSON " H
JOHN O'DONNELL " H
PATRICK OWENS " H
LUCIUS P. ALEXANDER " I
JULIUS CURTIS " I
MARSHALL GAYLORD " I
GARDNER F. GOODYEAR " I
LYMAN J. GOODYEAR " I
AUGUSTUS PENFIELD " I
ANDREW PECK " I
HORACE PIERPONT " I
WILLIAM H. ROBINSON " I
ELLSWORTH RUTTY " I
WALLACE R. WARNER " I
EDWARD DUNN " K
EDWARD KENNA " K
THOMAS LARKIN " K
JAMES SULLIVAN "K

HENRY WALTERS CO. K

Date Installed or Dedicated: 10/20/1904

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: 24th Regiment Veterans, Citizens of Middletown, State of Connecticut

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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