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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 CORP 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 researcher/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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Service Record

First Vermont-born African American soldier that we know was promoted to Corporal. Born in Vermont, but resident of and drafted in White Hall, NY. Check out the engagements listed at the bottom of the card.

CMSR card