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Soldiers and Sailors Monument
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
1. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
 
Inscription.
[ inscription on the west face of the base ]
Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • 1861-1865

[ inscription on the east face of the base ]
Bunker Hill • Bennington • Saratoga • 1775-1783

[ inscription on the south face of the base ]
Lake Erie • Lake Champlain • New Orleans • 1812-1815

[ inscription on the north face of the base ]
Palo Alto • Molino Del Rey • Chapultepec • 1846-1848


[ west plaque ]
1861 1865
Soldiers and Sailors of New Haven
Who Died in Defense of the Union.
First Regiment Conn. Cavalry
David C. Hunt. 1st Sergt. Co. B • Pliny A. Jewett. Qr. Mr. Sergt. Co. E • Henry E. Peck. Sergt. Co. E • Robert Ava Peck. Sergt. Co. F • George Clarence. Corpl. Co. L • Bishop, Charles A. Co. I • Cahill, John Co. F • Corn, George Co. E • Dibble, Edward W. Co. H • Doty, William H. Co. A • Edwards, Charles Co. F • Flynn, Michael Co. E • Hawley, William L. Co. B • Hiller, Frederick J. Co. D • Hotchkiss, Frederick R. Co. B • Kenney, Michael Co. D • Malone, Charles Co. H • Monk, Joseph C. Co. G • Pierpont, Walter Co. F • Storm, Max Co. E • Tonner, Terrence Co. E • Treadway, John F. Co. K
First Regiment
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
2. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
west plaque
 
Conn. Hvy. Art'ly.
Beers, W. Munson. Sergt. Co. F • Thomas Hyland. Corpl. Co. B • Samuel Shaw. Corpl. Co. B • Ackerly, James B. Co. L • Allen, Ellsworth Co. M • Athington, Edward Co. K • Blakesley, George L. Co. F • Bush, Malachi C. Co. E • Clark, Charles Co. E • Goodyear, Walstein Co. F • Kain, George W. Co. B • Lynch, Owen Co. G • Malley, Cornelius Co. E • McNeil, Edward Co. C • Minor, James Co. M • Schlafer, Jacob Co. F • Warner, Azariah E. Co. E
Second Regiment Conn. Hvy. Art'ly.
William J. Dixon. Corpl. Co. L • Henry A. Hubbell. Corpl. Co. L • Jefferson T. Lent Corpl. Co. F • Butler, Patrick Co. L • Gallagher, Peter Co. K • Griswold, Charles W. Co. F • Hanson, Charles D. Co. D • Keleher, Thomas Co. I • Loud, Simeon W. Co. A • Lynch, Patrick Co. H • Toole, John J. Co. E • Ure, John H. Co. C
Second Regiment Conn. Infantry.
Fritz, James Co. i

Fifth Regiment Conn. Infantry.
Edward Foster Blake. Major. • George S. Benton. Captain. • H. Melzar Dutton 1st. Leiut. • Robert C. Morrison. Sergt. Co. D • Alvin T. Barnes. Corpl. Co. D • Sherman D. Taylor Corpl. Co. D • Albert Warner. Corpl. Co. A • Adams, Joseph A. Co. C • Babre, Adolphus H. Co. D • Covert, John Co. D • Elliott, John Co. D • Hart, John Co. D • Button, William M. Co. C • Hoyt, Augustus W. Co. C • Mooney,
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
3. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
east plaque
 
Michael Co. C • Moore, Paul Co. C • Smalley, Elisha F. Co. E • Smith, Patrick Co. D • Strong, Thomas G. Co. D • Waldron, John Co. D • Williams, John Co. D
Sixth Regiment Conn. Infantry.
Lewis C. Allen. Captain. • Henry C. Gerrish. Captain. • William H. Johnson. 2nd. Lieut. • Woodbury H. Stalle. 2nd. Lieut. • Joseph Bahre. 1st. Sergt. Co. G • Nahum L. Hayward. Sergt. Co. F • William W. Perkins. Sergt. Co. K • George S. Barnes. Corpl. Co. F • Joseph C. Boudren. Corpl. Co. I • John F. Driscoll. Corpl. Co. F • Baltuber Cinder. Corpl. Co. C • William Gladstone. Corpl. Co. K • William Glissman. Corpl. Co. C • Charles Kirsten Corpl. Co. C • Joseph Necker Corpl. Co. C • Joseph A. Wooster Corpl. Co. k • Bayer, Martin Co. C • Bluel, Valentine Co. C • Boardman, Andrew J. Co. K • Brooks, Jabez C. Co. K • Butler, Jesse Co. F • Clark, John Co. D • Dorman, Horace Co. F • Dorsing, Charles Co. C • Eaton, William Co. F • Fritche, Gustave Co. C • Griffin, Charles Co. C • Haller, Martin Co. C • Hauserman, Michael Co. C • Hausman, Godfrey Co. C • Hesse, Augustus Co. C • Hill, Warren F. Co. F • Hine, James Co. K • Kitterer, George Co. h • McKensie, Patrick Co. F • McKinney, James Co. B • Olivies, Charles Unassigned • Phillips, Theodore Co. F • Sharf, Henry Co. I • Scholdach, Augustus Co. C • Stebbins, Charles E. Co. E • Stinel, Herman Co. C • Williams, John Co. F
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
4. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
west side
 
Seventh Regiment Conn. Infy.
Edwin S. Hitchcock. Captain • John P. Corsa. Qr. Mr. Sergt. • George Edwards. 1st Sergt. Co. G • William S. English. 1st Sergt. Co. H • Henry E. Banning. Corpl. Co. G • John Botsford. Corpl Co. G • Seymour L. White. Musician Co. A • Beersford, Matthew Co. F • Bradley, George Co. B • Conway, James Co. F • Doolittle, Lorenzo S. Co. H • Dunham, Horace Co. G • Eaton, Frederick G. Co. I • Gerbig, John Co. F • Gore, Joshua R. Co. F • Kay, William H. Co. F • Kimball, Charles W. Co. F • Lego, John A. Co. C • Miller, Joseph Co. K • Moran, Thomas Co. E • Reynolds, John D. Co. E • Schopp, Peter Co. E • Sliney, David Co. F • Smith, Arthur Co. G • Spires, William Co. F
Eighth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Whiting, Wilcox. Sergt. Co. A • Peterson, Peter Co. F
Ninth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Henry Mckenna. 2nd Lieut. Co. C • Thomas Kennedy. 1st Sergt. Co. B • Newman Bruisee. Corpl. Co. H • Richard Burke. Corpl. Co. E • Charles Coote. Corpl. Co. A • Edward Keegan. Corpl. Co. C • Joseph Kennedy. Corpl. Co. A • Thomas McCormick. Corpl. Co. C • James McMahon. Corpl. Co. E • George D. Connor. Corpl. Co. C • James W. B. Robinson. Corpl. Co. A • Lewis St. V. Hallauer. Musician • Abbott, John Co. C • Barker, George Co. C • Barry, John T. Co. C • Birmingham, Garrett Co. A • Bohan, Paul Co. A • Boyle,
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
5. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
east side
 
Charles Co. A • Burgess, John R. Co. E • Bush, James Co. E • Carney, Ambrose Co. E • Clark, John Co. C • Clark, William Co. E • Colbert, Morris Co. A • Collins, John Co. A • Coyle, John Co. A • Culler, Patrick Co. A • Dillon, John Co. A • Doyle, Peter Co. C • Eagan, John Co. C • Ennis, Matthew Co. A • Foley, James Co. A • Gallagher, Matthew Co. E • Galligan, Philip Co. C • Gray, Patrick Co. H • Harrigan, Michael Co. B • Hartigan, John Co. E • Healey, Michael Co. B • Hughes, Arthur Co. C • Kain, Michael Co. A • Kearnes, Thomas Co. C • Keaveney, Michael Co. C • Kehoe, James Co. E • Kelleher, Roger Co. C • Lane, Patrick Co. A • Lauffin, Richard Co. C • Lunch, Thomas Co. A • Mahoney, Patrick Co. A • Marlow, John Co. C • Mccann, William J. Co. K • McGrath, Thomas Co. A • McLaughlin, Timothy Co. C • Minahan, Thomas Co. B • Montague, Charles Co. E • Mullen, Daniel Co. A • O'Berne, John Co. A • O'Burns, Michael Co. E • O'Connor, George Co. C • O'Neil, Mark Co. D • Reynolds, Patrick Co. A • Reynolds, Patrick Co. H • Rowley, John Co. C • Ryan, John Co. B • Smith, John 2nd Co. B • Smith, John 2nd Co. D • Smith, Martin Co. D • Stilson, David Co. K • Walch, John Co. A • Walsh, Patrick Co. E • Walsh, Robert Co. E • Woods, James Co. D • Woods, Patrick Co. B
Tenth Regiment Conn. Infantry.
Albert F. Sharp. 2nd Lieut. • Henry M. Stillman. 2nd Lieut. • William N. Graham.
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
6. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
south side
 
Corpl. Co. C • Francis Hoffmann. Corpl. Co. G • Bradley, William H. Co. A • Bushnell, Charles H. Co. A • Button, Charles C. Co. K • Cutts, Charles L. Co. A • Fitzsimmons, James Co. A • Holcomb, Milo J. Co. B • Howard, James Co. K • Hudson, William G. Co. • Johnson, George M. Co. • Lindsley, Benjamin M. Co. • Lonson, Lyman T. Co. A • Neal, James H. Co. A • Rooney, James S. Unassigned • Sears, Stephen H. Co. C • Seward, George H. Co. A • Smith, Frederick M. Co. K • Taylor, James B. Co. H
Eleventh Regiment Conn. Infy.
Frederick Schoenbien. 1st. Sergt. Co. C • Henry Dietzman. Corpl. Co. C • John Jackson. Corpl. Co. K • Charles Steinmetz. Corpl. Co. C • Dietz, Gustav A. Co. C • Dolan, Michael Co. I • Jackson, Thomas Co. K • Karcher, Ferdinand Co. G • Kleinline, Lorenz Co. C • Lewis, Francis J. Co. G • McDonald, John Co. K • Mordon, John B. Co. I • Perkins, William H. Co. B • Pierson, Martin Co. B • Smith, Henry Co. G • Straubel, Louis Co. G
Twelfth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Frank H. Peck. Lieut. Colonel. • John P. Lowell. Captain • Charles W. Cornwall. 1st. Lieut. • George M. Benton. 2nd Lieut. • Charles L. Collins. Sergt. Co. I • Thomas Gardner. Sergt. Co. C • Barnes, Harvey B. Co. G • Beckley, George W. Co. F • Bissell, Rufus M. Co. F • Burton, Jeremiah Co. C • Candee, William G. Co. C • Coyle, John Co. B


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Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
7. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
north side
 
east plaque ]

1861 1865
Soldiers and Sailors of New Haven
Who Died in Defense of the Union.
Twelfth Regiment continued
Curtis, George W. Co. B • Duboise, Charles Co. B • Egert, Charles J. Co. I • Lester, John E. Co. H • Malcolm, James Co. B • McCarthy, Patrick Co. B • Porter, Benedict M. Co. B • Sinclair, Eugene Co. B • Standup, Joseph Unassigned • Steele, Charles E. Co. H • Sullivan, John P. Co. B • Thrall, Bradley, Co. C • Toole, Thomas Co. B • Travy, Thomas Co. B
Thirteenth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Joseph F. Clarke. 1st Lieut. • Louis Meisner. 1st Lieut. • John T. Wheeler. 2nd Lieut. • Samuel B. Dunn. 1st Sergt. Co. K • Charles N. Merwin. Musician Co. A • Bowen, Thomas L. Co. H • Carey, Patrick Co. F • Comstock, John C. Co. K • Dechomp, Peter Co. C • Dobson, Michael Co. H • Doolittle, Frank H. Co. K • Knapp, Charles E. Co. D • Morris, Charles Co. K • Phile, Benjamin Co. K • Ryan, William Co. K • Terrell, Payne S. Co. D • Tomlinson, Charles H. Co. B • Wickwire, Franklin L. Co. C
Fourteenth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Isaac R. Bronson. Captain • William A. Comes. 2nd Lieut. • William M. Canso. Sergt. Co. I • Joseph Janot. Sergt. Co. I • Henry K. Lyon. Corpl. Co. G • Berry, James Co. A • Blair, Robert Co. H • Blann, John Co. B • Brockett, Edwin Co. D • Brown,
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
8. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
 
Charles Co. F • Brown, William C. Co. F • Browne, James M. Co. G • Burrows, Daniel L. Co. H • Conners, James P. Co. H • Daniel, John Co. I • Dorman, Orrin Co. E • Flint, Curtis W. Co. G • Gordon, John Co. G • Hurlburt, John J. Co. E • Jones, John Co. H • Lavenduskie, George Co. G • Maloney, Stephen Co. I • Schluter, Herman Co. H • Schroder, Hans Co. F • Scranton, Lewis W. Co. I • Starkey, Joseph P. Co. H
Fifteenth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Eli W. Osborn. Major • Henry B. Peck. Captain • Septimus S. Smith. Captain • William A. Bowns. Quartermaster • Edwin W. Bishop. 1st Lieut. • Elliott Reynolds. 1st Sergt. Co. B • Charles A. Benjamin. Sergt. Co. H • Joseph Kegelmeyer. Sergt. Co. G • Totheus Pettee. Sergt. Co. D • Mason Rogers. Sergt. Co. B • Charles T. Wade. Sergt. Co. B • Sidney M. Andrews. Corpl. Co. D • Charles A. Boyle. Corpl. Co. E • Matthew Bown. Corpl. Co. D • William H. Glassford. Corpl. Co. G • John O. Story. Corpl. Co. D • John H. Treadway. Corpl. Co. D • Jared L. Sperry. Musician Co. E • Allen, Charles S. Co. D • Baker, John Co. D • Barnard, Thomas G. Co. H • Barnes, Darius E. Co. I • Bellwood, Theodore Co. C • Boylan, Philip Co. H • Bonvard, Eugene Co. A • Bradley, Burton Co. I • Bracken, Timothy Co. C • Brown, Charles C. Co. A • Brown, George Co. I • Clark, William B. Co. C • Crandall, Dudley W. Co. B • Cullom, Michael Co. H • Curtiss, Henry
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
9. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
 
L. Co. D • Deane, George Co. C • Devine, Patrick Co. D • Domingo, Antonio Co. B • Donegan, Patrick Co. G • Doonks, Phillipe Co. B • Dutton, Theodore Co. G • Dudley, Edward W. Co. I • Fields, John L. Co. C • Flynn, Richard Co. H • Goulding, John Co. E • Groth, John Co. D • Gunn, Newell S. Unassigned • Hanson, Frederick A. Co. I • Huntley, Albert Co. G • Jennings, Edward Co. C • Kearting, Thomas Co. D • Kelsey, Henry W. Co. I • Lestreinge, Michael Co. I • Lines, James B. Co. D • Maher, John Co. H • Miller, Christian Co. B • Mortimer, Alonzo Co. G • Muldoon, Thomas Co. C • Nelson, Jacob Co. I • Nichols, Thomas Co. D • O'connell, Jeremiah J. Co. H • Phillips, Francis Co. I • Reynolds, Garrett H. Co. C • Reynolds, John Co. C • Roberson, William H. Co. C • Smith, Cornelius R. Co. B • Smith, Edward Co. B • Spencer, Lewis F. Co. E • Sperry, Henry E. Co. C • Stedman, Stephen F. Co. B • Striby, Amos Co. C • Sturges, Joseph A. Co. C • Talmadge, John C. Co. D • Thompson, George W. Co. I • Tuttle, Bliss Co. C • Walker, James Co. I • Whaley, Adelbert H. Co. I
Sixteenth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Derby, Atwater Co. I
Twentieth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Edward A. Doolittle. 1st. Lieut. • Erastus R. Lee. 1st Sergt. Co. G • George Van Buskirk. Sergt. Co. E • Timothy F. J. Taft. Corpl. Co. F • Bishop, Walter P. Co. F • Clooney, William Co. g •
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
10. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
The Angel of Peace at the top of the monument.
 
Kelley, John Co. f • Murphy, Patrick Co. f • Perry, John d. Co. f • Roswell, philo Co. f • Welch, James Co. f • Twenty-Fourth Regiment Conn. Infy. • Philip Galligan. Corpl. Co. H • Patrick McCarthin. Corpl. Co. H • Carroll, Charles Co. H • Dunn, Edward Co. K • O'Donnell, John Co. H • Owens, Patrick Co. H
Twenty-Seventh Regiment Conn. Infy.
Henry C. Merwin. Lieut. Colonel • Jedediah Chapman. Captain • Bernard E. Schweizer. Captain • Addison C. Taylor. Captain • Thomas E. Barrett. 1st Sergt. Co. H • Richard H. Fowler. 1st Sergt. Co. A • Benjamin H. Cobb. Sergt. Co. D • Henry B. Hill. Sergt. Co. D • Frank E. Alling. Corpl. Co. H • Albert Cabanus. Corpl. Co. K • James G. Clinton. Corpl. Co. E • William A. Goodwin Jr. Corpl. Co. A • William G. Hill. Corpl. Co. I • George I. Judson. Corpl. Co. H • George H. Mimmack. Corpl. Co. H • William E. Wilson. Corpl. Co. D • Alling, Charles L. Co. H • Beecher, Nelson N. Co. G • Bernhardt, William F. Co. K • Brown, George Co. E • Castle, Andrew B. Co. E • Confrey, Michael Co. F • Eddy, Jairus C. Co. F • Fairchild, Augustus B. Co. A • Farr, Edward B. Co. F • Goodwill, William Co. D • Goodwin, John Co. D • Hazard, Edward C. Co. A • Higgins, Loren M. Co. D • Johnson, Frank A. Co. A • Judson, Marcus D. Co. D • Keller, Gilbert Co. D • McKilcullen, Thomas Co. D • Mitchell, John Co. D • Phile, William M. Co. I • Rawson,
 
New Haven from the Soldiers and Sailors Monument atop East Rock Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
11. New Haven from the Soldiers and Sailors Monument atop East Rock
The harbor and Long Island Sound are seen at the left. The tall buildings at center are the downtown area. The white church steeples to their right are on the New Haven Green.
 
John Co. H • Reuter, William Co. D • Schlieder, Jacob Co. E • Smith, Hezekiah P. Co. H • Sperry, Garry B. Co. D • Stephens, Joseph Co. C • Thompson, Edward Co. E • Wilcote, Leroy Co. A • Yale, Thomas G. Co. D
Twenty-Ninth Regiment Conn. Infy.
Horace N. London. Sergt. Major • Henry H. Bunnell. Sergt. Co. A • William Steward. Musician Co. G • Beardsley, William Co. A • Bentley, Charles Co. A • Brown, John Co. H • Coconon, John B. Co. G • Freeman, John R. Co. F • Hawley, William F. Co. A • Henson, Samuel Co. H • Jefferson, Sylvester Co. A • Jeffreys, Marvel Co. A • Jones, John R. Co. H • Miles, John J. Co. A • Miller, Hutchinson Co. H • Mills, George Co. H • Montgomery, James H. Co. A • Quonn, James H. Co. I • Spriggs, James B. Co. A • Thompson, William Co. A • Walker, Francis H. Co. D • Warren, Henry Co. A
Thirty-First Regiment U.S.C.T.
Richard R. Woodruff. Captain • George H. Brown Sergt. Co. B • Tilghman S. Wood. Sergt. Co. C • Delaney, John Co. F • Hall, Nimrod Co. C • Harman, William D. Co. C • Parker, Levi Co. C • Plumber, Marcus H. Co. B • Roasting, Richard Co. B • Robinson, Samuel Co. K • Wheeler, John Co. C
----- U. S. Navy -----
Francis H. Gregory. Rear Admiral U.S.N. • William A. Ingersoll. Paymaster U.S.N. • Willis F. Munroe. Act. Master U.S.N. • Theodore W. Twining. Act. Asst.
 
Entrance to East Rock Park Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
12. Entrance to East Rock Park
 
Paymaster U.S.N. • Norman K. Atwater. Act'g. Ensign U.S.N. • Ralph G. Hotchkiss. Master's Mate U.S.N. • William H. Dade. Master's Mate U.S.N. • James Dixon. Landsman U.S.N. • Richard H. Gray. Landsman U.S.N.
---- Miscellaneous ----
Noah L. Farnham. Col. 1st N.Y.F.Z. • Theodore H. Rockwood. Major 19th U.S.C.T. • Theodore Winthrop. Major A.D.C. U.S.V. • Edward C. Lines. Capt. 2nd Kansas Cavalry. • William C. Johnson. Chaplain 17th Ky. Infy. • Albert Clapp. 1st Lieut. 3rd R.I. Arty. • Albert Funke. Sergt. Co. E. 14th U.S. Infy. • Antrim Ridgway Co. D. 13th U.S. Infy • Bishop, William E. Sergt. Co. E. 99th N.Y. Infy. • Collins, Peter. Co. A. 10th U.S. Infy. • Dolan, Peter. Co. A. 14th U.S. Infy. • Foley, John. Co. A. 14th U.S. Infy. • Gateley, Michael. Co. I. 6th U. S. Infy. • Johnson, David S. Co. I. 43rd N. Y. Infy. • Mix, Collins. Co. F. 14th R. I. H. A. • Morey, Harvey. Co. C. 3rd. U. S. Arty. • Murray, Thomas. Co. F. 14th U. S. Infy. • Ryan, Michael. Co. C. 39th N. Y. Infy. • Sherman, Clarence. Co. C. 2nd R. I. Cavly. • Tomlinson, William W. Co. A. 19th U. S. Infy. • Turner, George F. Co. C. 17th U. S. Infy. • Waddington, James H. Co. D. 14th R. I. H. A. • Wilson, Samuel H. Co. B. 14th R. I. H. A. • Young, William. Co. D. 19th Mass. Infy.


[ the frame of the east plaque depicts battles, numbered badges and flags. legible battle
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 17, 2012
13. Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Reenactors place a wreath during a ceremony of the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the monument
 
name: ]

Port Hudson • Vicksburg • Look-Out Mountain • Mine Run • Fort Fisher • Morton's Ford • Olustee • Plymouth • Wilderness • Bermuda Hundred • Spottsville • Bentonville • Five Forks • Fort Gregg • Morris Island • Fort Wagner • Drury's Bluff • Cold Harbor • Peach Tree Creek • Atlanta • Reams Station • Fort Harrison • Fisher's Hill • Resaca • Cedar Creek • Ashland • Appomattox • Richmond • Petersburg

[ the frame of the west plaque depicts battles, numbered badges and flags. legible battle names: ]
Pocotalico • Baton Rouge • Cedar Mountain • Fredericksburg • Kingston • Gettysburg • Winchester • Dallas • Bull Run • Antietam • Fort Donaldson • Hampton Roads • Newberne, N.C. • Fort Pulaski • James Island • Island No. 10 • New Orleans • Fair Oaks • Secessionville • Irish Bend • Grand Gulf • Chancellorsville
 
Erected 1887.
 
Location. 41° 19.635′ N, 72° 54.283′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Davis Street and Ridge Road, on the left when traveling west on Davis Street. Click for map. Located in East Rock Park, 1.4 miles from the entrance. Excellent views of New Haven, the harbor and Long Island Sound. Marker is in this post office area: New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 17, 2012
14. Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
Reenactors place a wreath during a ceremony of the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the monument
 
within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pardee Rose Garden (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eli Whitney Armory (approx. 0.7 miles away); A. Frederick Oberlin Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eli Whitney (approx. Ύ mile away); St. Stanislaus Servicemen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hillhouse Avenue Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Theodore Dwight Woolsey (approx. 1.4 miles away); Nathan Smith (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Haven.
 
More about this marker. Construction began on June 17, 1886. Because the monument was to be located on top of East Rock, architects John M. Moffitt and Alexander Doyle of New York City insisted that the final product should be a large, imposing structure visible from miles away. Their design was an exemplar of the neoclassical school of architecture so prevalent in the 19th century, rich with allegorical and historical allusions. The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument consists of a square pedestal and a vertical granite shaft, culminating with the 11-foot, 5,000-pound bronze Angel of Peace at the top. The faces of the pedestal feature bronze bas-relief sculptures depicting scenes from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Civil War, respectively. On the four corners of the pedestal sit four different bronze ladies: Patriotism, Victory, Prosperity, and History.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of the Angel of Peace and the New Haven Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. East Rock Park on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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