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Federal (USV)


Gilbert Briggs

(1834 - 1900)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Alexandria, he enlisted at age 26 in Company I, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 13 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 10 January 1863 at Falmouth, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Details from family genealogists.


11/13/1834; Orange, NH


04/13/1900; Wilmot, NH; burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Wilmot, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 17 - 32  [AotW citation 13377]