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New Britain in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

New Britain Soldiers’ Monument

 
 
New Britain Soldiers' Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. New Britain Soldiers' Monument
Inscription.
[ south side ]
With Malice Toward
None With Charity
For All With Firm
Ness In The Right
Lincoln

Oh Rare And Royal
Was The Sacrifice

[ east side ]
Let Us Have Peace
Grant

For You And Me They
Put Their Armor On

This Monument Is Built In
Grateful Remembrance Of
The Soldiers And Sailors
Who In The War To Maintain
The Union Offered Their
Lives In The Cause Of Mankind
That Coming Generations
Taught By Their Example May
Cherish The Fruits Of Their
Valor And Devotion And Make
Their Memory Immortal

[ north side ]
Liberty And Union
Now And Forever
One Inseparable
Webster

For You And Me They
Stood In Grim Array

[ west side ]
To Heroes Living
And Dear Martyrs
Dead
Lowell

They Joined The Mortal
Struggle And Went Down

MDCCCLXI – MDCCCLXV
Erected By The
Citizens Of New Britain
MDCCCXCIX

[ battle names on the four columns surrounding the monument ]
Bull Run Roanoke Island New Bern Fort Jackson Fort Pulaski Falmouth Hilton Head Yorktown Chapin's Bluff Cedar Creek Fort Fisher Kinston
South Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. South Side
Bentonville Hatcher's Rum Richmond Appomattox Pocotaligo Secessionville Chickahominy Malvern Hill Baton Rouge Gainssville Chantilly South Mountain Antietam Georgia Landing Fredericksburg Irish Bend Suffolk Chancellorsville Lawrence Fourche Crossing Brashear City Gettysburg Morris Island Bolivar Heights Fort Wagner Winchester Mine Run Olustee Plymouth Old River Wilderness Spotsylvania Chester Station Resaca Mansura Drewry's Bluff Cold Harbor Kennesaw Mountain Bermuda Hundred Port Hudson Snickers Ford Peachtree Creek Martinsburg Petersburg Mine Ream's Station Deep Bottom Atlanta Fisher's Hill Newmarket Petersburg Chapin's Farm Fort Sedgwick
 
Erected 1900.
 
Location. 41° 40.047′ N, 72° 46.931′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Located in Central Park. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Britain (a few steps from this marker); New Britain Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance
East Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. East Side
of this marker); Burritt Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Sgt. Henry J. Szczesny (about 500 feet away); Leo A. Milewski Park (about 600 feet away); Walnut Hill Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Law Olmstead (approx. mile away); Seth E. Case (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Britain.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
East Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. East Side
North Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
5. North Side
West Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
6. West Side
West Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
7. West Side
<i>Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Central Park, New Britain, Conn.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by The E.P. Charlton & Co., circa 1909
8. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Central Park, New Britain, Conn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   8. submitted on October 24, 2015.
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