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Briggs, Elmore

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. I, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; also substitute - enl 7/30/64, m/i 7/30/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 6/10/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1838, Ireland
Death: 09/05/1894

Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42315921

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/25/1890, NY; widow Amelia A., 3/14/1895, MA
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Elmore Briggs of Albany whose funeral occurred last Friday, was 56 years of age, a native of Brandon and a veteran of the late Rebellion, being a member of the 12th Vt. Regiment, enlisting from Saxton's River.

Source: Pittsford Press, September 15, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.