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21st Regt. Conn. Vol.

1862 - 1865

 
 
21st Regt. Conn. Vol. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
1. 21st Regt. Conn. Vol. Marker
Inscription.  
Erected Sept. 5, 1898
by the State of Connecticut
in honor of
her
Citizen Soldiers

 
Erected 1898 by State of Connecticut.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 5, 1931.
 
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. Marker is located in Williams Memorial Park. Touch for map. 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); State of Connecticut Superior Court (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of New London (about 600 feet away); John Winthrop (about 600 feet away); Courthouse and Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jonathan Brooks Tomb   1786
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Public Library of New London (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.
 
21st Regt. Conn. Vol. Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
2. 21st Regt. Conn. Vol. Monument
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
3. Rear of Monument
Monument in Williams Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2011
4. Monument in Williams Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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