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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John Briggs

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Sergeant in Company D, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 24 on 3 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 244 - 249  [AotW citation 14725]