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17th Connecticut Volunteers

2nd Brigade 1st Division 11th Corps

 
 
17th Connecticut Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 17th Connecticut Volunteers Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Erected by the survivors
of the
17th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers
2nd Brigade 1st Division, 11th Corps
In memory of their gallant comrades
who fell here on the 1st day
and on this battlefield on the 2nd and 3rd days of July,
1863

(Back):Lieut. Col. Douglas Fowler
Sergt. Samuel Comstock
Priv. Elephalet Mead
Priv. William S. Gregory
Corpl. Henry Burns
Priv. Michael Fox
Priv. William W. Westlake
Priv. Calvin Nobles
Capt. James E. Moore
Sergt. William O'Douchy
Sergt. August E. Bronson
Sergt. Bethel S. Barnum
Priv. Frank J. Benson
Priv. Theodore Blackman
Priv. Smith Delevan
Priv. Daniel H. Purdy

(Right):Priv. Richard D. Taylor
Priv.
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Rufus Warren
Priv. Joseph S. Whitlock
Corpl. Alvah E. Wilcox
Priv. William F. Bradley
Priv. John R. Booth
Priv. Stephen C. Crofut
Priv. Wilbur B. Morgan
Priv. John W. Metcalf

(Left):Sergt. Edwin D. Pickett
Priv. John A. Black
Priv. Lawrence Carney
Priv. Cassius M. Crabbe
Corpl. James Gordon
Priv. James Flynn
Priv. George H. Gurnsey
Priv. Francis Nash
Priv. John Welsh
 
Erected 1884 by State of Connecticut.
 
Location. 39° 50.725′ N, 77° 13.572′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue mile north of Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Back of Monument
south. Touch for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Francis Channing Barlow (a few steps from this marker); Union Collapse at Barlow Knoll (within shouting distance of this marker); 153d Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon's Brigade (within
Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Right Side
shouting distance of this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 17th Connecticut at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The 17th Connecticut on the Knoll. An account of the regiments actions on the first day of Gettysburg. (Submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 17th Connecticut Volunteers. Web site detailing the
Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Left Side
regiment's service. (Submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
17th Connecticut Volunteers Marker (Rear View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 8, 2013
6. 17th Connecticut Volunteers Marker (Rear View)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,233 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on June 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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