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Connecticut Line CTSSAR – REPORT – 2009 GRAND ENCAMPMENT

Dear Compatriot Members of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, I would like to thank the 18 CTSSAR compatriots and 3 camp-followers who came out and participated in the 2009 GRAND ENCAMPMENT of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR. THREE HUZZAHS to the Hale, … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR – REPORT – Westbrook, CT Grave Marking Ceremony

I want to thank all Connecticut Line members that helped with this grave marking. We had Webb’s 7th, the 9th and one at large. It was a great success as you can read for yourself from the letter we got … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR – REPORT – Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration

Dear Compatriot Members of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, The Connecticut Line had a GREAT day at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park today. 12 members participated in the ceremonies commemorating the 228th Anniversary of the Battle of Groton Heights and the … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR: REPORT – 230th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Norwal

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Just returned from the 230th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Norwalk Weekend in Norwalk, Connecticut. It was a great weekend, 2 beautiful days, it was just Saturday night where we had strong … Continue reading

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Reenactors set for Battle and Burning of Norwalk

Click here to view the YourCT.com Article & Photos As reported by the Connecticut Post, 7/7/09 Every five years, during the second weekend of July, Eric Chandler dons a swallow-tail coat and brass helmet, grabs his Charleville musket and joins … Continue reading

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Memorial for the Burning of Norwalk

Press Release – YourCT.com Victims of the Burning of Norwalk Remembered The Norwalk Historical Society will present a memorial for all victims of the Burning of Norwalk – American or British, soldier or civilian – on The Green near the … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Veteran From Connecticut Honored In Michigan

By JESSE LEAVENWORTH, The Hartford Courant, July 10, 2009 When the alarm at Lexington was sounded in 1775, Daniel Throop of Lebanon was among the Connecticut men who hurried north to join the fray. Throop, who became a captain in … Continue reading

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Norwalk Independence Day Celebration

The Roger Sherman Branch #5 in Norwalk, the Norwalk-Village Green Chapter of the DAR, Crystal Theatre, and local officials participated in the reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Green along with the tolling of the bells, as part … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR – REPORT – Columbia Independence Day Parade

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Today the Connecticut Line once again marched in the 4th of July, Independence Day Parade in Columbia, Connecticut. We received the Blue Ribbon, First Place for Best Marching Unit in the 2008 Parade. … Continue reading

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REPORT – Bunker Hill and Norwich 350

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, For the 13th year now, members have participated in the annual ceremonies commemorating the First Major Battle of the American Revolution, Bunker Hill. Wreaths were placed, and once again the Connecticut Line fired … Continue reading

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