Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

 Connecticut at the Battle of Gettysburg

Connecticut sent over 50,000 men to the Union Army in the Civil War, organized into 30 regiments of infantry, 1 of cavalry, and 2 of heavy artillery, as well as 3 batteries of light artillery. Around 1,270 men from Connecticut were at the Battle of Gettysburg, organized into five infantry regiments and one light artillery battery. Around 340 men (27%) became casualties in the battle.

 

One of the army's eight corps commanders, Major General John Sedgwick, commander of the Sixth Corps, was from Connecticut.

2nd Connecticut 17th Connecticut
5th Connecticut 20th Connecticut
14th Connecticut 27th Connecticut
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