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Wadhams Brothers Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
1. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
Inscription.
[ west side ]
Wadhams
The battle is fought,
the victory won.
Rest, Soldiers, Rest.


[ north side ]
Edward Wadhams
1st Sergt.
Co. E. 8. Regt. C.V.
Killed near Fort Darling Va.
May 16, 1864
Aged 27


[ east side ]
Capt.
Luman Wadhams
Co. A. 2. C.V.A.
Wounded at the Battle
Cold Harbor Va. June 1.
Died June 3, 1864
Aged 29


[ south side ]
Lieut.
Henry W. Wadhams
Co. K. 14. C.V.
Killed at North Anna Va.
May 26, 1864
Aged 33

 
Location. 41° 44.283′ N, 73° 11.952′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Whites Wood Road and Russell Street, on the left when traveling west on Whites Wood Road. Touch for map. Located in West Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield CT 06759, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mustered Out (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oliver Wolcott Jr. Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Earliest American Law School
Wadhams Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
2. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
Edward Wadhams
1st Sergt.
Co. E. 8. Regt. C.V.
Killed near Fort Darling Va.
May 16, 1864
Aged 27
(approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Litchfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); Litchfield World War I Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Litchfield Korean War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Litchfield World War II Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wadhams Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
3. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
Capt.
Luman Wadhams
Co. A. 2. C.V.A.
Wounded at the Battle
Cold Harbor Va. June 1.
Died June 3, 1864
Aged 29
Wadhams Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
4. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
Lieut.
Henry W. Wadhams
Co. K. 14. C.V.
Killed at North Anna Va.
May 26, 1864
Aged 33
Wadhams Brothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
5. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
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By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
6. Wadhams Brothers Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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