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Saturday, April 23, 2011
Col. Thomas Knowlton
This is another statue on the grounds of the Connecticut State Capitol.
According to the plaque, Col. Knowlton served in the French and Indian Wars and commanded Connecticut troops at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Col. Knowlton fought beside General Washington at the Battle of Harlem Heights, where he died on September 16, 1776 at the age of 36.