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Briggs, Royal A.

MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 54th MA INF
Service: enl 12/25/63, Rutland, VT, m/i 1/22/64, PVT, Co. D, 54th MA INF, m/o 8/20/65 (5' 9" Black eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion; barber)

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VITALS
Birth: 05/27/1844, Hampton, NY
Death: 04/27/1879

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 66596383
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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 Fair Haven
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BURIAL:
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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

Royal Briggs of Fairhaven drank a pint and a half of proof spirits recently and died of delirium tremens.

Lamoille Newsdealer, Aug. 3, 1879
Courtesy of Deanna French