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L.H. Briggs

L.H. Briggs

Federal (USV)


Lucius H. Briggs

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old printer at the The Webster Times in Webster, MA, he enlisted on 15 May 1861 and mustered as Private, Company I, 15th Massachusetts Infantry on 12 July.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.1. Further details and his picture from his page on Susan Harnwell's excellent 15th Massachusetts Infantry. He may be buried in the Antietam National Cemetery as an "unknown" but is not listed among the named burials.


c. 1843; Providence, RI


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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, pp. 190 - 191  [AotW citation 5905]