Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM
Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM
1859 – 1931
Beloved commander of the 26th Division who led
the sons of New England to glorious victory
on the battlefields of France in the World War
1917 - - - 1918
Sponsored by the Connecticut Department
Yankee Division Veterans Association
This memorial was erected by the State
of Connecticut and dedicated May 30, 1942
Erected 1942 by Yankee Division Veterans Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1861.
Location. 41° 45.856′ N, 72° 40.995′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Trinity Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the grounds of the Connecticut State Capitol Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andersonville Boy (within shouting distance of this marker); Orville Hitchcock Platt (within shouting Joseph Roswell Hawley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity College (about 400 feet away); Col. Thomas Knowlton (about 400 feet away); Rodman "Columbiad" Cannon (about 600 feet away); 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery (about 700 feet away); Connecticut State Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Also see . . . Clarence Ransom Edwards on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.