Brinegar, Milton H.

Photo:   5th NC Cavalry Regt battle flag5th nc cavAge at Enlistment:  19

Length of Service: 1864

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit5th NC Cavalry Regiment

Service Record: enlisted on 1 Apr 1864 in Co. H; captured at Hanover C.H. on 31 May 1864; sent to Pt. Lookout, Md. by way of White house, Va. on 11 Jun 1864; transferred to Elmira prison NY harbor on 12 Jul 1864; Died of chronic diarrhea on 24 Aug 1864 (likely diarrhea was only symptom of larger disease).

Survived WarNo

Cemetery / Burial:   Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira prison, NY; his grave on records listed at “86”. Name is spelled wrong; it is under “W.H. Brinsger”

Soldier Info:  Born in Davie Co., NC in 1845; Died at Elmira prison, NY Harbor in 1864

Relationship to Author2nd cousin 5x

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