Posted By:Miriam K. Buckley
Subject:James Riggs Williamson b.1841 - d. 1861
Post Date:March 24, 2013 at 05:17:06
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Forum:Maine Genealogy Forum
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Parents of James Riggs Williamson are Joseph and Sabrina Williamson of Starks,Somerset,ME.James is buried in the Weeks Mills Cemetery with his parents.

I am trying to determine if he served in the Union Army during the Civil War. There is a listing for a James Riggs in the roster of the 8th Regiment of the Maine Infantry;but no additional information such as a middle name or initial,hometown,etc. that could confirm that James Riggs Williamson is the same person as James Riggs in the 8th Regiment.

Any ideas on a way to get more information that might prove/disprove the connection? Thank you in advance for your help. Miriam K. Buckley