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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 26/10/1843 Salisbury, Connecticut. d. 10/03/1922 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Briggs was born on 26 October 1843 in Salisbury, Connecticut. He enlisted into the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of battle flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FISHKILL RURAL CEMETERY, NEW YORK.

Section D, Lot 406

Elijah A Briggs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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