Husband: Alfred Milo Brigham (1)
Wife: Caroline Damon (2)
01 (M): Walter Damon Brigham
Born: 04 Sep 1853
Alfred Milo Brigham:
Occupation: Shoe manufacturer of Natick
Alfred was shoe manufacturer in Natick, and held town offices. He was Postmaster for 16 years. He entered the Union Army in the fall of 1862 as a Corporal in the 39th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. In September 1863 he took an examination and was commissioned lieutenant in the 4th Regiment Infantry U. S. Colored Troops. His first service was in Maryland and northern Virginia. After joining the Colored Regiments he served under General B. F. Butler on the Virginia Peninsula. He was hospitalized for a short time late in 1863, owing to a leg wound received when one of his soldiers accidentally discharged a musket. He was mortally wounded on June 15, 1864 in the attack on the Confederate lines near Petersburg.
She was for several years after the was postmistress of Natick, MA
Revised: March 22, 2013
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