William H Briggs(1836 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1862; Ordnance Sergeant June 1, 1862
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured 15 September 1862 at Boonsboro, Maryland.
The remainder of the War:
Officially considered exchanged 11/10/1862.
After the War:
Promoted to quartermaster in 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 2926]
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