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Diary of George Briggs, 1862 September-December.
Briggs, George, b. 1844.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Misc 127  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Briggs, George, b. 1844.
Title : Diary of George Briggs, 1862 September-December.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

Civil War diary kept by George Briggs of Brandon, Vt., who was a servant of Chaplain Charles S. Hale of the 5th Vermont Regiment. Diary begins September 29, 1862 and ends December 31, 1862. It covers the battle at Fredericksburg. There is also a letter and pass for Briggs to travel to acquire a horse for Hale; and a typed description of Briggs' marriage in 1881 to Annie S. Higgins.

Biographical or historical data :

Charles S. Hale of Brandon, Vt., was commissioned Chaplain for the 5th Vermont Regiment on May 24, 1862. He resigned on May 25, 1863, and was reappointed on August 8 of that same year. He was mustered out on September 15, 1864.

Personal Subject : Hale, Charles S.
Briggs, Annie.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 5th 1861-1865
Subject Term : Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Brandon (Vt.) Archival resources.