The Society Of the Cincinnati in The State of Connecticut

The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton, December 26, 1776-1828. Left: Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (1740-1809) - Speaker of the Us House of Representatives. Right: Jonathan Trumbull Sr. (1710-1785) - Governor of Connecticut
The Battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775. Right: William Hull (1753-1825) - Lieutenant-Colonel in the Continental Army
The Resignation of General Washington, December 23, 1783. Left: Thomas Y. Seymour (1757-1811) - Lieutenant in the 2nd Continental Regiment of the Dragoons
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 1777
  • "I shall make it the most agreeable part of my duty to study merit, and reward the brave and deserving."

    "Remember that it is the actions, and not the commission, that make the officer, and that there is more expected from him, than the title."

    Address to the Officers of the Virginia Regiment, Jan. 8, 1756
  • Officers

    For the triennium beginning in June 2016:

    President                                              Thomas Bartley Gorin

    Vice President                                    CW5 Kenneth Duane Roach, AUS, Retired

    Secretary                                              Christopher Mark Nichols

    Treasurer                                             John Stanton Williams III

    Assistant Secretary                         The Reverend Patrick Ryder Perkins

    Assistant Treasurer                        Timothy Christopher Finton, Esq.

    Chaplain                                               Jeffrey Robert Smith

    Marshal                                                Eric Thomas Hart

    Historian                                             John Roberts Bockstoce, D. Phil., D. Sc.

    Chancellor                                          Charles Seymour Whitman III, Esq.


    Committee on Pretensions

    Michael Phelps, Esq., Chairman

    Michael Timothy Bates

    Matthew Stiles Bowdish, M.D.

    Louis Elliott Bristol III

    Ryan John Woods