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W.W. Brigham
W.W. Brigham

Federal (USV)


Alfred W. Brigham

(1837 - 1907)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted March 4, 1861, as a Corporal in Company B, 13th Mass. Infantry. W

In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out of the 13th Infantry on October 22, 1862 - discharged for wounds - at Harrisburg, PA. Commissioned 1st Lt. 7th Mass. Heavy Artillery, promoted Capt. Company C, 3rd Mass. Heavy Artillery. Mustered out Sept. 18, 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Soldiers1, with detailed narrative above by Dave Hann, who also supplied the photograph from his collection.

Birth Date: 06/19/1837    Place of Birth: Southboro, MA    
Burial Place: Southborough Rural Cemetery, Southborough, MA


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, pg. 79  [AotW citation 5912]

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