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

Henry Howard Brownell

Class of 1841

 

— "Our Battle Laureate" —

 
Henry Howard Brownell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
1. Henry Howard Brownell Marker
Inscription.  

Served as secretary to
Admiral Farragut during the
Battle of Mobile Bay
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This Gun
formed part of
the Main Battery of
Admiral Farragut's
Flagship Hartford
during the Civil War
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New Orleans • Port Hudson
Vicksburg • Mobile Bay

 
Erected by Trinity College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 44.886′ N, 72° 41.486′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Markers and gun are on the Trinity College campus's Main Quad. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Summit Street, Hartford CT 06106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Late Eighteenth Century Sundial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brownell Hall
USS Hartford Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
2. USS Hartford Gun Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Hartford Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Griffin A. Stedman (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas McManus (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Colt (approx. one mile away); Columbus (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Works by Henry Howard Brownell. (Submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alger's Gun Works. (Submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Henry Howard Brownell Marker and USS Hartford Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
3. Henry Howard Brownell Marker and USS Hartford Gun
USS Hartford Marker and Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
4. USS Hartford Marker and Gun
USS Hartford Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
5. USS Hartford Gun
Second USS Hartford Gun at distant right
USS Hartford Gun Foundry Mark - "C.A. & Co." image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
6. USS Hartford Gun Foundry Mark - "C.A. & Co."
Cyrus Alger & Co., Boston, Mass
USS Hartford Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
7. USS Hartford Gun Detail
"IX IN 1859"
USS Hartford Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
8. USS Hartford Gun
Cyrus Alger & Co. No. 247
USS Hartford Gun 9025 lbs. image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
9. USS Hartford Gun 9025 lbs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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