|The 14th Connecticut monument at Antietam.|
On April 21, 2012, Antietam National Battlefield is the place to be if you're interested in Connecticut's service during the Civil War. To honor the men of the 8th, 11th, 14th and 16th Connecticut regiments who fought in the farm fields and woodlots outside Sharpsburg, Md., "Connecticut Day at Antietam" will be held that Saturday. Among the activities will be appearances by Connecticut reenactors, readings by descendants of letters of soldiers who fought at Antietam, a wreath-laying ceremony at Antietam National Cemetery and much more. For more information, click here, call 860-489-1618 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.