Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Griffin A. Stedman
Typical Volunteer Soldier
Of the Civil War
Born at Hartford Conn., January 6, 1838
Killed at Petersburg, Va. August 5, 1864
[ south side ]
marks the field extending
from this point sixty rods east
and one-hundred rods south
on which seven regiments
of Connecticut Volunteers
encamped and were mustered
into the service of the United
States during the Civil War
1861 – 1865
Erected by the Veteran
survivors of the war
[ north side]
5th Conn. Vols. Orris S. Ferry, Colonel
8th Conn. Vols. Edward Harland, Colonel
10th Conn. Vols. Charles L. Russell, Colonel
14th Conn. Vols. Dwight Morris, Colonel
16th Conn. Vols. Frank Beach, Colonel
22nd Conn. Vols. George S. Burnham, Colonel
25th Conn. Vols. George P. Bissell, Colonel
Topics. This historical marker is listed in War, US Civil.
Location. 41° 44.591′ N, 72° 40.941′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Campfield Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Maple Avenue. Located in the Campfield Memorial Grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Campfield Avenue, Hartford CT 06114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas McManus (within shouting distance of this marker); Hartford Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henry Howard Brownell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Late Eighteenth Century Sundial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brownell Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel Colt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charter Oak Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Regarding Griffin A. Stedman. The Battle of Fort Stedman, named after Brigadier General Griffin A. Stedman, was fought on March 25, 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia. It was the final battle of the Richmond–Petersburg Campaign. The battle weakened Confederate positions around Petersburg. After the battle, Lee's defeat was only a matter of time.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.