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US Civil War Soldiers   William Brenton  BRIGGS

  (b. 1843   d. 16 April 1866South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA )  

Summary: William Brenton BRIGGS was born 1843 William Brenton BRIGGS was the child of

William Brenton BRIGGS died 16 April 1866 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA .
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Father: William Briggs
Mother: Sarah A. Briggs

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Kingston, R.I. Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Kingston, R.I. Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - South Kingstown High School, Wakefield, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
South Kingstown High School, Wakefield, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Peace Dale Mfg. Co.'s Mills, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Peace Dale Mfg. Co.'s Mills, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - The Station, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
The Station, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - South Road, Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
South Road, Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Wakefield Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Wakefield Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - The Trefoil, Camp Hoffman, West Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
The Trefoil, Camp Hoffman, West Kingston, R. I.

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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

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USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
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USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

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USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

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USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

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USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

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USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
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Death
16 April 1866
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)

Name: William B. Briggs
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 16 Apr 1866
Death Place: South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1843
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Father's Name: William Briggs
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Mother's Name: Sarah A. Briggs
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09383-2
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
GS Film number: 931841
Reference ID: p 19

"Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F8XG-6FP : 6 December 2014), William B. Briggs, 16 Apr 1866; citing South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, reference p 19; FHL microfilm 931,841."

William is buried at: Old Fernwood Cemetery South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Added: 5/5/2017 3:53:49 PM

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