|14th Connecticut captain Jarvis Blinn's gravestone remains in the same state of disrepair today ...|
|...as it was when I visited Center Cemetery in Rocky Hill, Conn., in September.|
|Jarvin Blinn's repaired gravestone in November 2011. Blinn was |
killed at Antietam. (Blinn photo: Rocky Hill Historical Society)
(1) Letter from Augusta Griswold to John Morris, Oct. 19, 1862
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