Danbury in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Black Soldiers Memorial
Of the Black Soldiers of
Greater Danbury who
Served in the 29th and
30th Regiments, Conn.
During the Civil War
1861 – 1865
[ Names inscribed on the back ]
29th Conn Infantry
Pvt James Adams + Cpl Charles Aray Pvt William Armstrong Pvt William Avery Cpl Allen Banks Pvt Willis Banks Pvt Joseph Barker Cpl James Brewster + Pvt Elbert Brown Pvt Jerome Brown Pvt Thomas Burr Pvt Henry Butler Cpl Joseph Butler Sgt George Carpenter Pvt John Carpenter + Cpl Lewis Claggett + Pvt John Colley Pvt Hiram Cornell Pvt Richard Deming + Pvt Francis Dennis Pvt Lewis Drake Pvt Joseph Edwards + Sgt James Evans Pvt Henry Franklin Pvt Sylvester Freeman Pvt George Gaull Cpl Isaac Gaull Pvt Jeremiah Godfrey Pvt George Green Pvt John Hall + Pvt Albert Halstead Cpl George Halstead + Pvt William Hammer + Pvt James Hawley Pvt Richard Heacock Pvt Charles Jackson Pvt Daniel Jackson Cpl Henry Jackson Pvt William Jackson Pvt Cato Johnson Pvt William Johnson Pvt John Jones + Pvt John Knapp + Sgt William Morrison Pvt Andrew Nash + Pvt Theodore Nelson Pvt Ezra Nichols + Pvt Charles Overton Sgt James Parker Pvt Henry Pease Pvt Chauncey Phillips
30th Conn Infantry
Pvt Charles Clark Pvt Granville Coy + Cpl Mcalister Craig Pvt Asa Franklin + Pvt William Jemmison Pvt Samuel Johnson + Pvt Thomas Sherman Pvt John Steadwell Pvt John Wood
8th Conn Infantry
+ Pvt Philip Jacklin
Pvt William Brooks
Pvt William Brown Pvt George Dunbar Pvt Milton Dunbar Pvt Lewis Hines
Moses Blake William Phillips James Walter George Washington
62nd NY Infantry
Pvt Charles Dobbs
+ Died in Service to His Country
Location. 41° 24.162′ N, 73° 27.182′ W. Marker is in Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Ellsworth Avenue 0.1 miles west of Summit Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Wooster Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Danbury CT 06810, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Monument to Soldiers in Unknown Graves (here, next to this marker); David Wooster Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Danbury Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meeker's Hardware (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilton Semaphore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Boston & Maine ALCO 2-6-0 Mogul 1455 (approx. 0.4 miles away); NYC Crane, “GCT-1” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Danbury Disasters (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danbury.
Additional keywords. U.S.C.T., United States Colored Troops
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 3,023 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 3. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.