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Monuments and Plaques
Regional: North America: United States: Connecticut: Society and Culture: History: Civil War
Society: History: By Region: North America: United States: Wars: Civil War: Union Units: New England Infantry
- Memorializes the many Connecticut prisoners of war who suffered and died at the Andersonville, Georgia, prison/hospital. Located on the grounds of the state capitol building.
- Brownstone of a typical soldier figure that is thought to have been a reject because, through error, the wrong foot was placed forward. Located on Airport Road.
Griffin A. Stedman Monument
- Memorializes a highly regarded general, evokes the early scenes of enlistment and mustering in for seven regiments that Hartford sent to the war. Located in Barry Square.
- Cannon that was used by the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery in the campaign before Petersburg in 1864 and 1865. Located on the grounds of the state capitol building.
Soldier's & Sailors Memorial Arch
- Contemporary photos and information on brownstone monument that soars above Bushnell Park.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
- Designed by reknown architect George A. Keller, it is one of the earliest monuments in Connecticut to use the term Civil War in its lettering. Located in Bushnell Park.
Thomas McManus Plaque
- Commemorates a man who served in the Union Army, 1862-1863, as a major in the 25th Connecticut Regiment. Located in Barry Square.
- Significant historically because of its relationship to black troops in the Union forces during the Civil War. Located in Old North Cemetery.
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