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12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment

 
 
12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment Memorial
The memorial features the state seal on the front, above the inscription.
Inscription. (Front):
Connecticut's tribute
to her fallen heroes
erected Oct. 19, 1896.

(Right Side):
12th Regiment C.V.
organized
Sept. 16. 1861.
Mustered out
Aug. 12. 1865.

(Left Side):
Engagements
Georgia Landing, La. Oct. 27. 1862.
Capture Gun Boat "Cotton," La.
Jan. 14.1863.
Pattersonville. La. Mar. 27. 1863.
Bisland La. Apr. 13. 1863.
Siege of Port Hudson La.
May 25. to July 9. 1863.
Brashear City. La. June 23. 1863.
Winchester & Opequan. Va.
Sept. 19. 1864.
Fishers Hill. Va. Sept. 22. 1864.
Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19. 1864.

 
Erected 1896 by State of Connecticut.
 
Location. 39° 11.023′ N, 78° 9.43′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Woodstock Lane and Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west on Woodstock Lane. Touch for map. Located inside Winchester National Cemetery, 401 National Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (here, next to this marker); 13th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (a few steps
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. Right Side Inscription
from this marker); Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Thirty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
4. Back of Monument
The Nineteenth Corps, to which the 12th Connecticut was attached, used a modified Maltese Cross with a circle in the center as it's identification badge.
Connecticut Memorials image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
5. Connecticut Memorials
Memorials for the 12th (left) and 18th (Right) Connecticut.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on January 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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