It’s hard to keep track on the many changes in the chain of command that the men of the 14th Connecticut endured during the first ten months of the regiment’s existence. I hope this video helps.
Why was Harper’s Ferry, WV so important to both sides in the Civil War? The 14th Connecticut spent six hard weeks there after Antietam.
For your July 4th, here’s a slow, quiet stroll through Antietam National Cemetery in honor of Independence Day and the many thousands who gave all for the freedom of others.
The 14th Connecticut is pressed into further duty and witnesses the mortal wounding of a great general.
The first combat experience of the 14th Connecticut was at Bloody Lane, one of the bloodiest fights of the entire war.
The new recruits of the Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry marched into history on America’s bloodiest day.