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Danbury in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Black Soldiers Memorial

 
 
Black Soldiers Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
1. Black Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Memory
Of the Black Soldiers of
Greater Danbury who
Served in the 29th and
30th Regiments, Conn.
Volunteer Infantry
During the Civil War
1861 – 1865

[ Names inscribed on the back ]
29th Conn Infantry
Pvt James Adams + Cpl Charles Aray Pvt William Armstrong Pvt William Avery Cpl Allen Banks Pvt Willis Banks Pvt Joseph Barker Cpl James Brewster + Pvt Elbert Brown Pvt Jerome Brown Pvt Thomas Burr Pvt Henry Butler Cpl Joseph Butler Sgt George Carpenter Pvt John Carpenter + Cpl Lewis Claggett + Pvt John Colley Pvt Hiram Cornell Pvt Richard Deming + Pvt Francis Dennis Pvt Lewis Drake Pvt Joseph Edwards + Sgt James Evans Pvt Henry Franklin Pvt Sylvester Freeman Pvt George Gaull Cpl Isaac Gaull Pvt Jeremiah Godfrey Pvt George Green Pvt John Hall + Pvt Albert Halstead Cpl George Halstead + Pvt William Hammer + Pvt James Hawley Pvt Richard Heacock Pvt Charles Jackson Pvt Daniel Jackson Cpl Henry Jackson Pvt William Jackson Pvt Cato Johnson Pvt William Johnson Pvt John Jones + Pvt John Knapp + Sgt William Morrison Pvt Andrew Nash + Pvt Theodore Nelson Pvt Ezra Nichols + Pvt Charles Overton Sgt James Parker Pvt Henry Pease Pvt Chauncey Phillips
Black Soldiers Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
2. Black Soldiers Memorial
[ Back ]
+ Pvt Chester Phillips Pvt Granville Phillips Pvt Albert Pine Cpl William Pine Pvt Albert Prince Pvt Henry Randolph 1Sg Charles Richards Pvt Matthew Rigby Pvt John Scott Pvt Tallman Simons + Pvt John Smalley Pvt Charles Smith Cpl Martin Tallman Cpl Charles Thomas Cpl Edward Voorhies Pvt John Watson Pvt Robert West Pvt John Weston + Pvt Lafayette Williams

30th Conn Infantry
Pvt Charles Clark Pvt Granville Coy + Cpl Mcalister Craig Pvt Asa Franklin + Pvt William Jemmison Pvt Samuel Johnson + Pvt Thomas Sherman Pvt John Steadwell Pvt John Wood

8th Conn Infantry
+ Pvt Philip Jacklin

2nd U.S.C.T.
Pvt William Brooks

26th U.S.C.T.
Pvt William Brown Pvt George Dunbar Pvt Milton Dunbar Pvt Lewis Hines

U.S. Navy
Moses Blake William Phillips James Walter George Washington

62nd NY Infantry
Pvt Charles Dobbs

+ Died in Service to His Country
 
Location. 41° 24.162′ N, 73° 27.182′ W. Marker is in Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Ellsworth Avenue 0.1 miles west of Summit Street when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Wooster Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Danbury CT 06810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Black Soldiers Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
3. Black Soldiers Memorial Marker
The Black Soldiers Memorial Marker is located in Wooster Cemetery, next to the Monument to Soldiers in Unknown Graves.
other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to Soldiers in Unknown Graves (here, next to this marker); David Wooster Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Danbury Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilton Semaphore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Boston & Maine ALCO 2-6-0 Mogul 1455 (approx. 0.4 miles away); NYC Crane, “GCT-1” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Danbury Disasters (approx. 0.4 miles away); CV Flatcar (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Danbury.
 
Additional keywords. U.S.C.T., United States Colored Troops
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,483 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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