This Civil War monument in Soldiers' Lot, West Cemetery, Litchfield, is a granite drum of the type used in military bands mounted at an angle on a granite base.
... They will all be remembered, their experiences explored and their place in history secured on Memorial Day weekend in a series of events organized by Litchfield’s Morgan-Weir American Legion Post 27 and the National Park Service.
“We’re going to turn the clock back 150 years,” said John Bonville, adjutant for the local Legion post and event facilitator. “You’ll experience this day in a snapshot ...
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Memorial to CT soldiers near Confederate trench
photo by Bert Dunkerly