New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Connecticut Volunteers Memorial
[ inscription on the column ]
The Joint Contributions of
The State of Connecticut
The Veteran Associations
Conn. Light Battery and
6th, 7th and 10th Conn. Vols.
As a Sacred and Perpetual
Memorial to Men Who Suffered
And Died that The Republic
Might Live 1861 – 1865
Dedicated June 16, 1905
[ east plaque ]
Terry's Division, Tenth Corps.
Took Part in Capture of Ft. Pulaski
Capture of Ft. Wagner
Demolition of Ft. Sumter
Capture of Ft. Fisher
And Thirteen Other Engagements
Department of the South and Army of the James.
[ south plaque ]
In grateful memory of the services
and sacrifices of our heroic dead
who offered their lives on the altar
of constitutional government and human
liberty. This tablet is lovingly
inscribed by their surviving comrades
of the Tenth Connecticut Volunteers
Total Number Enrolled 1879
Number of Engagements 51
Term of Service, September 30, 1861 to September 2, 1865
Safe and Happy the Republic Whose
Sons Gladly Die In Her Defense
[ west plaque ]
Known as Rockwell's Battery
Mustered in October 26th, 1861
Mustered out June 11th, 1865
Participated in the Seige of Charleston
And Other Battles in South Carolina
Ft. Finnegan, Fla. Jan. 1862 to May 1864
And Engagements of Richmond and
May 1864 to Lee's Surrender in 1865
The Tenth and Twenty Fifth Army Corps
[ north plaque ]
Organized Sept. 1861. Mustered Out Aug. 21st 1865
Total Number of Men Who Served in the Regt. 1608
Army Corps 10th And 24th
Dept. of the South Army of the James Dept. of North Carolina Army of the Potomac
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 41° 18.68′ N, 72° 55.877′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and Broadway, on the left when traveling east on Elm Street. Located on the Broadway Triangle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Haven CT 06511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jedidiah Morse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Silliman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Col. Decius Wadsworth (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Humphreys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amos Beebe Eaton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel William Taylor (approx. Ό mile away); Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed (approx. Ό mile away); Eli Whitney (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.