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

Civil War

Preserve the Memory

Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Pelland, July 6, 2011
1. Civil War Monument
Inscription.  Bristol’s original Civil War monument was dedicated on January 20, 1866, and stands in the West Cemetery. The ravages of time are slowly destroying the soldier’s names that appear on its weathered brownstone. To insure they are not forgotten, this new monument is dedicated to their memory.

In memory of the men from Bristol who gave up their lives to preserve the Union.

Aldrich, Henry • Andrus, Noble • Barnes, Ansel • Barry, John T. • Bennet, Norridon • Blakesley, James W. • Blakesley, Martin H. • Candee, Franklin J. • Churchhill, Charles Jr. • Cook, Charles H. • Cullen, Michael • Culver, Aretus • Dagnon, Charles • Emmet, William • Fellows, Russel P. • Foster, Amos M. • Funk, Henry J. • Ghecini, Charles W. • Goodrich, Alfred • Graham, George A. • Gray, Horace • Griggs, John L. • Hanson, John G. • Hayes, Franklin • Hills, Percival S. • Hubbard, Silas W. • Ives, Dwight R. • Johnson, Francis E. • Johnson, Philos B. • Lane, Horace E. • Lane, Robert O. • Manross, Newton S. • Matthews, Silas J. • Morse, Richard H. • Nettleton, George E. • Nichols, Adna E. •
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O’Brien, William • Osborne, Lucius F. • Pardee, Francis D. • Perkins, Lyman H. • Richrds, Samuel F. • Robinson, Henry A. • Rockwell, Henry B. • Schubert, Karl • Shaine, Lawrence • Smith, Edward • Stone, Thomas W. • Sutliff, Elbert • Way, Henry G. • Way, Willis W. • Wilcox, Frank E. • Wilcox, George A. • Wright, Henry D.

This memorial was dedicated in 2011, the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
Erected 2011.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1863.
Location. 41° 40.141′ N, 72° 55.985′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Memorial Blvd., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol CT 06010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol World War II - Korean War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hiker (about 300 feet away); Bristol Vietnam Conflict Monument (about 300 feet away); Bristol World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bristol Korean War Monument
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Pelland, July 6, 2011
2. Civil War Monument
(about 400 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriots (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2011, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2011, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2023