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Report: Military Service

         Description: Military Service



honoring our relatives that have served this country. This list is "in progress" and by no means comlete. If you feel we've overlooked someone please contact us using the "Suggest" tab on the top of their page.


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# Person ID Last Name, Given Name(s) Birth Date Death Date Military Service: Place Military Service
201 I4398  Brigham, Lieutenant Elliott Fay  13 Jan 1839    Civil War, Union Army   4th Massachusetts Calvary 
202 I1792  Brigham, Elnathan  1757  1835  Continental Army, American Revolution   Elnathan Was a pensioner in 1832, and probably was the one recorded as being in Captain Rudd's Company, Tyler's Brigade, when attempting to dislodge the British from Newport, from Aug.2-Sept 12, 1778, and was at the battle of Long Island. Also in Captain Waterman's Company, 6 Sept. to 8 Sept., 1781, and on duty in New London. 
203 I33082  Brigham, Emerald  1 May 1790  15 Mar 1863  U.S. Army, War of 1812    
204 I678  Brigham, Captain Ephraim Harris  26 Sep 1822  21 Aug 1877    The country was still mourning the thousands killed at the battle of Malvern Hill when, on 4 July 1862, President Lincoln shocked the nation by calling for three hundred thousand additional troops. The town of Natick MA was expected to provide one hundred and three men. (enough to staff a company). On 28 July there was a town meeting. United States Senator Henry Wilson, Captain Ephraim H. Brigham, and others addressed the crowd. After a series of town meetings the town of Natick provided one hundred and twenty seven men. Twenty four more than expected.

Before the war Captain Brigham was Deputy Sheriff of the town of Natick. He was discharged from the army 25 Aug 1862. He went on Disability on 5 Sep 1864. In time of peace he was a Commission merchant. 
205 I155  Brigham, Ephraim Monroe  16 Sep 1832  2 Jan 1914  Civil War, Union Army   He served in the 30th Michigan Infantry Co. C 
206 I7263  Brigham, Erwin Risley Jr         
207 I4857  Brigham, Fletcher  13 Jan 1845  6 Jan 1923  Civil War, Union Army   Co. C 33 ILL Inf. 
208 I1905  Brigham, Francis Algernon  6 Nov 1838  6 Nov 1917  Civil War, Union Army   He enlisted on 29 Jun 1861, for three years. On 16 Jul 1861 he mustered into the 13th Regiment Company K Massachusetts volunteers. He was discharged in Virginia, 2 Apr 1862, by reason of disability. He was afterward mustered 25 Sep,1862, in the 51st Regiment Company E, M. V. M. He served in North Carolina and Maryland . He was discharged at Worcester, Massachusetts 27 July 1863, at the expiration of his service. 
209 I20450  Brigham, Francis Ernest  18 Apr 1929  25 Apr 2001  U.S. Navy, WWII    
210 I5918  Brigham, Francis Gorham  27 Sep 1882    U.S. Army, WWI   During World War I Dr. Brigham was in France the practice of his profession with the Army. 
211 I8061  Brigham, Tech Sergeant Francis M  Abt 1923  9 Jan 1943  U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII   History by: Michael Stupinski

Born in 1923, at the time of the 1930 census Frank was 6 years old and lived at 33 Elizabeth Street with his father George, a lumber yard dealer, his mother Adelphine, and a sister, Marion, age 4. He had completed 4 years of high school and was single when he enlisted for duty in Hartford on July 9, 1941. He gave his occupation as truck driver. Assigned to the 320th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, 5th Air Force, he was a radioman / gunner on a B24. His Army Serial Number was 11010936

On January 9, 1943, near the island of New Britain in the Southwest Pacific, Frank's aircraft (serial number 772, the "Little Eva") was tracking a Japanese convoy that had been sighted by another aircraft. Flying at 7,000 feet, they spotted the convoy and prepared to make a bombing run against it. At that point 8 Japanese Zeros, flying in groups of four, attacked the bomber from head-on, making repeated runs against the plane. On the sixth attack the nose gunner on the bomber was presumably hit, as he stopped firing. On one of the last runs, the pilot was severely wounded by a bullet that then passed through Sgt. Brigham's left shoulder, also severely wounding him.

The co-pilot took over the controls and dove for cloud cover. The aircraft lost power and the co-pilot prepared the crew for a water landing. The navigator had, by this time, treated Sgt. Brigham's wound the best he could under the circumstances. The wounded pilot helped the co-pilot land the aircraft in the water.

The plane had broken up and was burning when the co-pilot got out of it. He found two empty life rafts, but no other members of the 9-man crew, including Sgt. Brigham, survived. He was in the raft for 9 days before landing on an island, and was eventually picked up after another 4 weeks had passed. Attempts to locate the aircraft and recover the bodies of the crew were fruitless. There is a monument to Sgt. Brigham at Fort William McKinley in Manila, The Philippines. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart. 
212 I2145  Brigham, Franklin Whiting  13 Sep 1841  28 Feb 1899  U.S. Navy    
213 I2341  Brigham, George  7 Mar 1730  26 Mar 1808  Continental Army, American Revolution   He served as a Private under Captain Silas Gates and Colonel Ward. Eh served as selectman, and a Representative to the General Court. 
214 I7615  Brigham, George Allen  17 Oct 1924  10 Oct 2006  U.S. Marine Corps, WWII   Marine aviator. WWII, Korea, Vietnam 
215 I2023  Brigham, George Cushing  3 Jan 1849  4 Jan 1889  Civil War, Union Army   He enlisted 8 Aug 1864, for one year. On 12 Aug 1864 he mustered into Company E 4th Heavy Artillery Massachusetts Volunteers He was discharged in Virginia 17 Jun 1865 at the close of war. He made his living as a mechanic. 
216 I3917  Brigham, Captain George Needham  2 May 1831  25 Mar 1896  Civil War, Union Army   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 
217 I8057  Brigham, Sergeant George Newton  13 Feb 1896  13 Mar 1979  U.S. Army, WWI   He was assigned to Company I, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart. On August 19th, 1918, he was on patrol with another soldier behind enemy lines. The two men attacked a German machine gun emplacement killing two enemy soldiers and destroyed the machine gun nest. Although he was wounded (then) Corporal Brigham refused medical treatment until the mission was completed. 
218 I15100  Brigham, George W  29 Feb 1836  16 Mar 1863  Civil War, Union Army   Died of disease during Service in Co. D, Michigan 22nd Infantry.

 
219 I3132  Brigham, Lieutenant George Washington  22 Sep 1836    Civil War, Union Army   He was 1st Lieutenant and Quartermaster of the 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.  
220 I11198  Brigham, Captain George Washington  6 Nov 1836  15 May 1862    He was a Captain in the 117th New York Volunteers. He was killed in the battle of Drury Bluff, Virginia. 
221 I201  Brigham, Gershom  27 Jun 1750  22 Oct 1817  Continental Army, American Revolution   Gershom was a minute man from Marlboro, under Captain William Brigham at Concord in 1775. 
222 I2493  Brigham, Harold Montford  6 Apr 1900    U.S. Marine Corps   He was a student at the High School of Commerce in Worcester Massachusetts. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at Worcester, 7 Aug 1918; was examined in Boston; sent tot Paris Island, South Carolina 21 Aug.1918. He remained there nearly three months before shipping out to Naval Training Station at Great Lakes Illinois to study aerial gunnery. He then went to Miami Florida where he was attached to Platoon G, Aviation Force. He hen went to Port au Prince, Haiti, where he remained until 2 Aug 1919 when he was transported to Philadelphia Naval Station where he was discharged 10 Sep 1919. 
223 I3686  Brigham, Harrison Merriam  4 Feb 1838  22 Mar 1906  U.S. Army, War of 1812   He enlisted 27 Jun 186 for three years On 16 Jul 1861 he mustered into the 13th Regiment Company K Massachusetts Volunteers. He was transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Feb. 15, 1864; and was discharged at Washington, D.C, 16 Jul 1864 at the expiration of his service. 
224 I5391  Brigham, Harry Whiting  19 Dec 1890  30 Jan 1919  U.S. Army, WWI   He died of illness while in the service of his country. 
225 I4640  Brigham, Haven T  17 May 1846  Jan 4 1826  Civil War, Union Army   At 16 he enlisted as a private and served for 6 months he was honorably discharged. 
226 I2344  Brigham, Henry  26 Oct 1752  16 Jan 1829  Continental Army, American Revolution   He served as a Sergeant under Captain Daniel Barns and an Ensign under Colonel Jonathan Ward. 
227 I4309  Brigham, Henry Gustavus  13 Sep 1836  25 May 1907  Civil War, Union Army   107th New York Volunteer Regiment. 
228 I728  Brigham, Henry Harrison  19 Feb 1841  2 Sep 1873  Civil War, Union Army   He served tor 3 years in Arkansas and Fortress Munroe. 
229 I3133  Brigham, Henry Harrison  1 Sep 1840  13 Oct 1867  Civil War, Union Army   Henry enlisted on August 12, 1861. He reenlisted at Columbus, Ohio on January 1, 1864. He entered the 2nd Ohio Cavalry as a farrier. A farrier is a blacksmith that specializes in shoeing horses as well as caring for their hooves. He was shot in the hip at the Battle of Cedar Creek, near Strasburg, Virginia on October 19, 1864. They were unable to remove the projectile and it caused him problems for the rest of his life.

He was again shot, this time in the right arm on March 31, 1865 at the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House at Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He was discharged July 16, 1865 due to disability. 
230 I4291  Brigham, Henry Otis  2 Sep 1830  22 Jan 1868  U.S. Army   Educated at Norwich, Vermont, Military Academy. He was a drummer boy in the Mexican War at age l6.

He became 1st Lieutenant then government clerk at Washington DC in 1861, a paymaster in volunteer service at the head of the Pay Department of the Gulf from 1863 to 1865. In Regular Service he was stationed at Detroit. 
231 I25950  Brigham, Irving Arthur  27 May 1871  14 Mar 1947  U.S. Army, Spanish-American War   Company C, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry 
232 I3400  Brigham, Ithamar  6 Oct 1729  3 May 1784  Continental Army, American Revolution   A Solder of the Revolution. He was a Captain under Colonel Ward during the Lexington alarm. He served as a Marlborough Selectman. 
233 I19442  Brigham, Jack Duane  5 Feb 1939  15 May 1991  U.S. Army    
234 I3394  Brigham, James  2 Oct 1717  15 Mar 1794  Continental Army, American Revolution    
235 I1400  Brigham, Jesse  10 Dec 1762  23 Oct 1823  Continental Army, American Revolution    
236 I1196  Brigham, Sergeant Joel  5 Mar 1756  25 Jun 1813  Continental Army, American Revolution   He served under Captain A. Holden and Colonel Nixon from 1775-1782. 
237 I2147  Brigham, Lieutenant Joel  12 Sep 1785  3 Oct 1837  U.S. Army, War of 1812   He was a Lieutenant in the War of 1812. He came to Chautauqua Co. NY, soon after his fathers death. He settled on the land owned by his father. A few years after, he went to Buffalo with Captain Perkins by lake, taking with him a wagon for sale, for which there was no need in this wooded county; He returned on foot; and when in the 4 mile woods, about a mile beyond Cattaraugus Creek, he heard the report of a gun, and felt a pain, similar to a "bee sting". On looking around, he spied a young Indian beside a tree, preparing to load his gun to fire again, but having broken his ramrod, he could not get the ball down. He shook his cane at the young redskin, and made some threats. He soon found he had been shot through the body; the ball having passed through the fold of the intestines and out in front, 2 inches from the navel. Beginning to feel intense pain, and becoming weak, he feared he could not reach safety, and on a scrap of paper, wrote with a piece of lead, an explanation of his condition. He succeeded , however, in getting near Mack's ferry, where he was heard calling for assistance. He was carried to Mack's Tavern, where he was for several days deranged and unconscious. Surgeons from Buffalo attended him and he was confined for 2 or 3 months. On the return of consciousness he thought he could identify the offender. if brought into his presence. Mr. Mack had a number of Indians brought before him. He at once recognized the offender, Longfinger, about 17 years of age. He was found guilty, and imprisoned in Buffalo jail, for 30 days. Though he lived many more years, his injuries are supposed to have hastened his death. 
238 I2156  Brigham, Joel  2 Oct 1714  7 Apr 1797  Continental Army, American Revolution   A private under Captain Howe, Colonel Ward following the 19 Apr 1775 alarm that the British were on the march from Boston. He was a Member of the Committees of Correspondence and Shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the 13 Original Colonies. 
239 I2914  Brigham, Joel Jr  5 Apr 1751  Abt 1840  Continental Army, American Revolution   He served under Captain Barnes and Colonel Howe. 
240 I1769  Brigham, John  19 May 1762  10 Jan 1833  Continental Army, American Revolution    
241 I3011  Brigham, John  24 Mar 1790  16 Jul 1868  U.S. Army, War of 1812   Captain. 
242 I2916  Brigham, John  16 Apr 1758  20 Aug 1828  Continental Army, American Revolution   John was a Soldier of the American Revolution also of the war of 1812. He was a private under Captain Amasa Cranston and Colonel Samuel Denny. 
243 I527  Brigham, John  8 Aug 1758  2 Apr 1841  Continental Army, American Revolution   There was John, a corporal, and John, a private, from Princeton, and probably it was the service of one man. As a corporal he served only 27 days in Oct., 1777; marching to reinforce Gen. Gates at Saratoga ; as a private he served a little over 3 mos. in Col. Rand's Worcester Co. Regiment in 1780. Resided first at Alstead, New Hampshire and went to Ackworth in 1805. 
244 I4102  Brigham, John Baker  11 Aug 1835    Civil War, Union Army   He enlisted in 1862, in Co. D, 35th Massachusetts Volunteers. He served 3 years. 
245 I4144  Brigham, John Calvin  15 Aug 1833  21 Jan 1869  Civil War, Union Army   9th New York Volunteers. Enlisted 8 Jun 1861. Discharged 16 July 1862  
246 I619  Brigham, John D  5 Aug 1834  27 Feb 1900  Civil War, Union Army   15th Massachusetts Volunteers. POW Captured at Leesburg Virginia. 
247 I15162  Brigham, John Lowell  6 Jun 1832  10 Oct 1874  Civil War, Union Army   1st Mass Cavalry 
248 I569  Brigham, Captain Jonas Jr  29 Oct 1748  1826  Continental Army, American Revolution   He was a Sargent and a Captain under Lt. Colonel Converse. 
249 I4010  Brigham, Jonas  29 Aug 1790  9 Feb 1822  U.S. Army, War of 1812    
250 I3117  Brigham, Jonathan  29 Oct 1754  26 Jul 1848    Was one of the "Minute Men" who responded to the call in April, 1775, under Capt. Daniel Burns and Col. Henshaw, Massachusetts Militia. Enlisted April, 1775, to Feb., 1776, serving as private in the Company of Capt. Barns and Col. Artemas Ward. Enlisted Oct. 2, 1777, as private under Capt. Morse and Col. Read. Residence at time of enlistment, Marlborough, MA. Was at the battles of Bunker Hill and Saratoga. Applied for pension, April 30, 1818, at which time he was a resident of Chautauqua County. He moved from Oneida County, N. Y., in 1810, and settled in the town of Sheridan, Chautauqua County, and in 1813 moved to Mayville. 


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