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Confederate (CSV)


Richard P. Briggs

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted and mustered as Private, Company B, Hampton Legion Infantry and was probably appointed Corporal, dates not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date and place not given.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 which has him only as Briggs and says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg. His gravesite is on Findagrave.






1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company B, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24103]