African-American Soldier Monument (Danbury, CT)
Men--United States Colored Troops
Northeastern United States
Inscription on the work:
"To the memory of the black soldiers of Greater Danbury who served in the 29th and 30th Regiments Conn. Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War 1861-1865.”
Below the inscription is an image of the Grand Army of the Republic medal. The rear of the monument includes the names of the 70 members of the 29th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment; the names of the 9 members of the 30th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment, as well as the names of those who served as part of the 8th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment; the 2nd USCT; the 26th USCT; US Navy; 62nd New York Infantry.
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