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Groton in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Erected by
Robert A. Gray
and dedicated to
the memory of
his brave comrades
who offered their lives
for their country
in the War of
1861 – 1865

 
Location. 41° 21.293′ N, 72° 4.721′ W. Marker is in Groton, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Street and Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on Monument Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Groton CT 06340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Groton Battle Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Flagship Gun (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Groton Heights (about 400 feet away); Col. William Ledyard (about 400 feet away); The Construction of Fort Griswold (about 400 feet away); Defenders of Fort Griswold Sept 6th 1781 (about 400 feet away); Death of Major William Montgomery (about 500 feet away); Covered Way (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groton.
 
More about this marker. The top of the monument contains the names of battles in which the soldiers participated, including
Marker in Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2009
2. Marker in Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park
The Groton Battle Monument can be seen in this photo beyond the monument.
Fredericksburg and Port Hudson.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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