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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Richard Albert  BRIGGS

  (b. 1837Johnston, Rhode Island, USA   d. 13 December 1862Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA )  
Summary: Richard Albert BRIGGS was born 1837 in Johnston, Rhode Island, USA. Richard Albert BRIGGS was the child of

Richard Albert BRIGGS died 13 December 1862 in Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA.
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Father: Richard Briggs
Mother: Susan Briggs


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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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Death
13 December 1862
Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA

Name: Richard Albert Briggs
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 13 Dec 1862
Death Place: Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 25
Birth Date: 1837
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Father's Name: Richard Briggs
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Mother's Name: Susan Briggs
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09480-7
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
GS Film number: 2024156
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"Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F8DR-3HS : 6 December 2014), Richard Albert Briggs, 13 Dec 1862; citing Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,024,156."

Richard is buried at: Forest Hill Cemetery North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Added: 4/20/2017 8:44:52 AM

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