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“Iron Nutmegs”: Connecticut Soldiers and Veterans of the Civil War Exhibit Now Open Thursday, May 3, 2012

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“Iron Nutmegs”: Connecticut Soldiers and Veterans of the Civil War Exhibit opened this month in Memorial Hall at the State Library’s Museum of Connecticut History, 231 Capitol Avenue in Hartford.  The exhibit documents Connecticut’s role during and after the Civil War.  Included in the exhibit are photographs, pamphlets, medals, ribbons, diaries, journals,  and correspondence.  For more information see our exhibit flyer  “Iron Nutmegs”: Connecticut Soldiers and Veterans of the Civil War (pdf).

The exhibit may be viewed Monday through Friday 9:00 to 4:00; and Saturday 9:00 to 2:00 through August.  All exhibits are free and open to the public. 

Governor William A. Buckingham & staff, 1864
Inscription on back: “Front row – left to right: 1. Gen. Fitch – Col. Wm – paymaster-general, New Haven. 2. Gen Morse – Horace J – adjtant-general, N.Y. 3. Gov. Buckingham 4. Gen. Aiken – Brig. Gen. Wm A. – quarter-master, Norwich 5. Col. Osgood – Lieut. Col. (Henry K.) Hugh H – aide-de-camp, Norwich. Back Row: 6. Col Bond – Lieut. Col. Henry R. – aide-de-camp, New London. (Col. Child) (?) 7. Lieut. Col. Israel Matson, aide-de-camp, Old Lyme (Col. Matson) 8. Col. John H. Almy, ass’t quartermaster-general, N.Y. 9. Lieut. Col. Calvin G. Child, aide-de-camp, Norwich. 10. Col. Morris P. Gates, ass’t adjutant-general, Norwich

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1. Justin Stackhouse - Sunday, May 6, 2012

Dedicated to the sons and daughters of Connecticut who gave everything they had so that the Union would survive.


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