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
  • Upcoming Events

    Fall 2021 Standing Committee Meeting*

    The Fall meeting of the Standing Committee is scheduled for Veterans’ Day: Thursday, November 11, 2021. The Standing Committee meeting shall take place in New Haven, CT, starting at 10:30 a.m.; the meeting shall take place at The Union League Cafe, New Haven, CT.

    2022 Winter Member Meeting

    The Winter Member Meeting will meet at 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, February 21, 2022 (Presidents’ Holiday Weekend). The Standing Committee of the CT Society may meet prior to the Member Meeting and luncheon, starting at 10:00 a.m. (details to be announced after the Fall 2021 Standing Committee Meeting). The Member Meeting and following luncheon will both take place at the Griswold Inn, Essex, CT. Invitations and a reminder notice will be sent prior to the event.


    * No formal invitations are mailed for Standing Committee meetings.