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Captain George Needham Brigham

Captain George Needham Brigham

Male 1831 - 1896  (64 years)


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  • Name George Needham Brigham 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 2 May 1831  Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History of the Brigham Family 617 
    Military Service Civil War, Union Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He enlisted in July of 1862 as a Sergeant of Company D 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted several times making Captain on the 26th of June in 1864. He was wounded at the battles of Gettysburg, Morton's Ford and Reams Station. He was discharged for health reasons on the 8th of Dec 1864.

    Service Record:
    Enlisted as a Sergeant on 16 July 1862.
    Enlisted in Company D, 14th Infantry Regiment Connecticut on 20 Aug 1862.
    Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant of Co. I on 16 Nov 1863.
    Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant of Co. B on 28 Mar 1864.
    Promoted to Full Captain As of Co. B on 26 Jun 1864.
    Discharged from Company D, 14th Infantry Regiment Connecticut on 8 Dec 1864.

    Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA
    Wounded 2/6/1864 Morton's Ford, VA
    Wounded 8/25/1864 Reams' Station, VA 
    George N Brigham Service.
    George N Brigham Service.
    George N Brigham Service.
    Occupation He made his living as a weaver. He spent two years in California During the Gold Rush. He was Postmaster in Rockville Connecticut 1866-86. He also served as tax collector and was a member of the School Board. He was prominent in the Congregational Church. 
    Died 25 Mar 1896  Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I3917  Nagel
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2014 

    Father Daniel R Brigham,   b. 6 Aug 1795, South Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 4 1866  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Eliza Needham,   b. 6 Jan 1796,   d. 3 Dec 1854  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1349  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah P Bodge,   b. 27 Aug 1831,   d. 22 Oct 1878  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1854 
    Children 
     1. Charles Henry Brigham,   b. 22 Oct 1855, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1893  (Age 37 years)
     2. Frank Markham Brigham,   b. 20 Feb 1858, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1915  (Age 57 years)
     3. Martyn Everett Brigham,   b. 21 May 1870, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 22, 1870, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Eliza Brigham,   b. 21 May 1870, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1870, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F1624  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary E Bodge,   b. 20 Feb 1834,   d. 28 Nov 1935  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1879 
    Family ID F1626  Group Sheet