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Griffin A. Stedman

 
 
Griffin A. Stedman Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Griffin A. Stedman Statue
Inscription.
Griffin A. Stedman
Typical Volunteer Soldier
Of the Civil War
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Brigadier General
Born at Hartford Conn., January 6, 1838
Killed at Petersburg, Va. August 5, 1864

[ south side ]
This Monument
marks the field extending
from this point sixty rods east
and one-hundred rods south
on which seven regiments
of Connecticut Volunteers
encamped and were mustered
into the service of the United
States during the Civil War
1861 – 1865
Erected by the Veteran
survivors of the war

[ north side]
Regiments Encamped on this Field
5th Conn. Vols. Orris S. Ferry, Colonel
8th Conn. Vols. Edward Harland, Colonel
10th Conn. Vols. Charles L. Russell, Colonel
14th Conn. Vols. Dwight Morris, Colonel
16th Conn. Vols. Frank Beach, Colonel
22nd Conn. Vols. George S. Burnham, Colonel
25th Conn. Vols. George P. Bissell, Colonel

 
Erected 1900.
 
Location. 41° 44.591′ N, 72° 40.941′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Campfield
West Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. West Side Plaque
Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Maple Avenue. Click for map. Located in the Campfield Memorial Grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Campfield Avenue, Hartford CT 06114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas McManus (within shouting distance of this marker); Hartford Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Colt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charter Oak Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Columbus (approx. 1.3 miles away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 1.3 miles away); Marquis De La Fayette (approx. 1.3 miles away); 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hartford.
 
Regarding Griffin A. Stedman. The Battle of Fort Stedman, named after Brigadier General Griffin A. Stedman, was fought on March 25, 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia. It was the final battle of the Richmond–Petersburg Campaign. The battle weakened Confederate positions around Petersburg. After the battle, Lee's defeat was only a matter of time.
 
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Categories. War, US Civil
 
South Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. South Side Plaque
North Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
4. North Side Plaque
East Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
5. East Side Plaque
Connecticut State Seal
Qui transtulit sustinet
"He who transplanted sustains"
Griffin A. Stedman Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
6. Griffin A. Stedman Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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