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8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment

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The 8th Connecticut Infantry was an infantry regiment that fought in the Union Army during the American Civil War. [1]

42 relations: A. P. Hill, American Civil War, Annapolis, Maryland, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Army of the Potomac, Battle of Antietam, Battle of Chaffin's Farm, Battle of Cold Harbor, Battle of Drewry's Bluff, Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of New Bern, Battle of Roanoke Island, Battle of South Mountain, Battle of Suffolk (Hill's Point), Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, Colonel, Confederate States Army, Drewry's Bluff, Edward Harland (general), Fort Harrison, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Hartford, Connecticut, Infantry, IX Corps (Union Army), Jamaica, Queens, List of Connecticut Civil War units, Long Island, Lynchburg, Virginia, Maryland Campaign, Mud March (American Civil War), Newport News, Virginia, North Carolina, Norwich, Connecticut, Pleasant Valley (Maryland), Rappahannock River, Siege of Fort Macon, Siege of Petersburg, Siege of Suffolk, Suffolk, Virginia, Union (American Civil War), Union Army, XVIII Corps (Union Army).

A. P. Hill

Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. (November 9, 1825April 2, 1865) was a Confederate general who was killed in the American Civil War.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is a National Historical Park of original and reconstructed 19th century buildings in Appomattox County, Virginia.

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Army of the Potomac

The Army of the Potomac was the principal Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the Southern United States, was a battle of the American Civil War, fought on September 17, 1862, between Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and Union General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek.

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Battle of Chaffin's Farm

The Battle of Chaffin's Farm and New Market Heights, also known as Laurel Hill and combats at Forts Harrison, Johnson, and Gilmer, was fought in Virginia on September 29–30, 1864, as part of the Siege of Petersburg in the American Civil War.

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Battle of Cold Harbor

The Battle of Cold Harbor was fought during the American Civil War near Mechanicsville, Virginia, from May 31 to June 12, 1864, with the most significant fighting occurring on June 3.

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Battle of Drewry's Bluff

The Battle of Drewry's Bluff, also known as the Battle of Fort Darling, or Fort Drewry, took place on May 15, 1862, in Chesterfield County, Virginia, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15, 1862, in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside, as part of the American Civil War.

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Battle of New Bern

The Battle of New Bern (also known as the Battle of New Berne) was fought on 14 March 1862, near the city of New Bern, North Carolina, as part of the Burnside Expedition of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Roanoke Island

The opening phase of what came to be called the Burnside Expedition, the Battle of Roanoke Island was an amphibious operation of the American Civil War, fought on February 7–8, 1862, in the North Carolina Sounds a short distance south of the Virginia border.

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Battle of South Mountain

The Battle of South Mountain—known in several early Southern accounts as the Battle of Boonsboro Gap—was fought September 14, 1862, as part of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War.

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Battle of Suffolk (Hill's Point)

The Battle of Suffolk at Hill's Point, also known as the Battle of Fort Huger, took place from April 11 to May 4, 1863, in Suffolk, Virginia, as part of Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet's Tidewater operations during the American Civil War.

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Bermuda Hundred, Virginia

Bermuda Hundred was the first incorporated town in the English colony of Virginia.

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Colonel

Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.

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Confederate States Army

The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

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Drewry's Bluff

Drewry's Bluff is located in northeastern Chesterfield County, Virginia in the United States.

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Edward Harland (general)

Edward Harland (June 24, 1832 – March 9, 1915) was a Union general during the American Civil War.

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Fort Harrison

Fort Harrison later renamed Fort Burnham was an important component of the Confederate defenses of Richmond during the American Civil War.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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IX Corps (Union Army)

IX Corps (Ninth Army Corps) was a corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War that distinguished itself in combat in multiple theaters: the Carolinas, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

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Jamaica, Queens

Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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List of Connecticut Civil War units

No description.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Lynchburg, Virginia

Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Maryland Campaign

The Maryland Campaign—or Antietam Campaign—occurred September 4–20, 1862, during the American Civil War.

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Mud March (American Civil War)

The Mud March was an abortive offensive in January 1863 by Union Army Major General Ambrose Burnside in the American Civil War.

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Newport News, Virginia

Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Norwich, Connecticut

Norwich, known as 'The Rose of New England', is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States.

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Pleasant Valley (Maryland)

Pleasant Valley is a small valley in Washington County, Maryland, United States.

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Rappahannock River

The Rappahannock River is a river in eastern Virginia, in the United States, approximately in length.

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Siege of Fort Macon

The Siege of Fort Macon took place from March 23 to April 26, 1862, on the Outer Banks of Carteret County, North Carolina. It was part of Union Army General Ambrose E. Burnside's North Carolina Expedition during the American Civil War. In late March, Major General Burnside’s army advanced on Fort Macon, a casemated masonry fort that commanded the channel to Beaufort, 35 miles (56 km) southeast of New Bern. The Union force invested the fort with siege works and on April 25 opened an accurate fire on the fort, soon breaching the masonry walls. Within a few hours the fort's scarp began to collapse, and in late afternoon the Confederate commander, Colonel Moses J. White, ordered the raising of a white flag. Burnside's terms of surrender were accepted, and the Federal troops took possession of the fort the next morning.

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Siege of Petersburg

The Richmond–Petersburg Campaign was a series of battles around Petersburg, Virginia, fought from June 9, 1864, to March 25, 1865, during the American Civil War.

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Siege of Suffolk

The Siege of Suffolk was fought around Suffolk, Virginia, from April 11 to May 4, 1863, during the American Civil War.

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Suffolk, Virginia

Suffolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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XVIII Corps (Union Army)

XVIII Corps was a North Carolina corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Connecticut_Infantry_Regiment

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