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Briggs, Charles H.


Age: 22, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USCI
Service: drafted, Whitehall, NY, 7/14/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd USCI, 11/11/63, Arlington, VA, to date to 7/14/63, pr CPL 2/5/65, m/o 1/5/66, Key West, FL

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Birth: 03/07/1841, Fair Haven, VT
Death: 09/21/1916

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 184487187


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/10/1888, VT
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: Died in Castleton. Interesting notation in CMSR - "Free on or before April 19th '61"


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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Compiled Military Service Record


Fair Haven

Charles H. Briggs died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. H. Gates, in North Poultney at 9 o'clock Thursday of a complication of diseases. He was 75 years of age and is survived by three daughters, Mrs. J. H.Gates of North Poultney, Mrs. Truman Kilbourne of Whitehall, N.Y., and Miss Nina Briggs of Rutland. Mr. Briggs was a civil war veteran, having been a member of company G, Second United States colored troops. He was a member of Bosworth post, G.A.R., of this place. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Gates. Burial will be in Cedar Grove cemetery.

Source: Rutland News, 22 Sep 1916
Courtesy of Rosario