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Confederate (CSV)


Jefferson Briggs

(c. 1835 - 1897)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 26, he enlisted as a Private in Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861 and was promoted to 4th Corporal on 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in Chimborazo Hospital #2 in Richmond and discharged there for disability on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1835


03/1897; Cold Spring, Edgefield County, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 446-47  [AotW citation 24437]