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Federal (USV)


Thomas Briggs

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Providence, he enlisted on 5 September 1861 in Company A, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability on 5 May 1863 at Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 243 -   [AotW citation 14012]