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Warren L. Brigham, Civil War Soldier

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Warren L. Brigham
Born in Oakham, Mass._Son of John W. Brigham,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Brigham shared the fotunes of the company in all movements, except the 2nd Trent Road reconnoissanc, until April 18th, 1863. He was then attacked with measles, the company, including Brigham, being at Plymouth, and was carried to the regimental hospital.
Remained there until the Company returned to Newbern, and was afterwards discharged at Newbern on the 28th of May 1863.
During a part of his term of service, Brigham acted as Clerk for Captain Grimes. In Sept. 1863, formed an independent Co. of Mass. Militia organized in Westboro, Mass. This Co. was called out for a term of 90 days for harbor defense, home service, in May 1864. Mustered in May and was stationed at Readville, Mass., during whole time. Brigham was detailed for duty in Adj. Gen’s office of Readville 4 May. Remained there on duty as Clerk till date of discharge of Co. in Aug., when was mustered out. Commissioned as {A.A.G.} with rank of Capt. On 8 Aug., 1864 and assigned to duty as such on staff of Brig. Gen. R.A. {Pierce},{ Comm’d} of {???} {???}, Inspector General, chief of Ordnance, {A 2r. M.} General, Etc. of Mass., in which capacity he remained till

Date

ca. 1861-1865

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Public Domain

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“Warren L. Brigham, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 7, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2540.