Cornelius BriggsHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company I.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 19, a jeweller in Webster on enlistment in May 1861. Deserted 24 May 1863 at Webster, MA. Returned (gained) 7 March 1864 and discharged for disability the same day.
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 190 - 191 [AotW citation 5904]
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