New London in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
21st Regt. Conn. Vol.
1862 - 1865
by the State of Connecticut
in honor of
Erected 1898 by State of Connecticut.
Location. 41° 21.419′ N, 72° 6.095′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Hempstead Street, on the left when traveling west on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Williams Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williams Memorial Park (here, next to this marker); Hempstead Historic District (a few steps from this marker); City of New London (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Winthrop (about 600 feet away); Jonathan Brooks Tomb 1786 (approx. 0.2 miles away); New London War Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathan Hale (approx. 0.2 miles away); New London War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
More about this marker. The obelisk contains the names of battles in which the 21st Regiment participated. These include Drewry’s Bluff, Petersburg, Fort Harrison, Richmond, Fair Oaks, Suffolk, Fredericksburg and Cold Harbor.
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