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Elijah A. Briggs
Birth: 1843
Death: 1922

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Corporal in Company B, 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 3, 1865. His citation reads simply “Capture of battle flag”. His Medal was awarded to him on May 10, 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Fishkill Rural Cemetery
Fishkill
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 409
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 12, 2003
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Elijah A. Briggs
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Elijah A. Briggs
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Elijah A. Briggs
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