Briggs family (Washtenaw County, Mich.) papers: 1862-1865, after 1876 and undated (bulk 1862-1864)
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Title: Briggs family (Washtenaw County, Mich.) papers
Creator: Briggs family.
Inclusive dates: 1862-1865, after 1876 and undated
Bulk dates: 1862-1864
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Residents of Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., John Briggs and his sons George and Clark served in the Union army during the American Civil War. John and George volunteered in the Michigan 6th Cavalry while Clark served in the 20th Infantry. The collection consists of approximately 100 letters written by the Briggs between 1862 and 1864 addressed to Mary Briggs, the wife of John and mother of George and Clark. Also, photocopies of George Briggs' military papers and information about the Briggs family.
Call number: 2016017 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid created by Benjamin Bond, in February, 2016