Flood Disintered Remains are Buried in Fort Jackson National Cemetery


The grave of Franklin Briggs was unearthed from its resting place at St. Phillips AME church in Eastover, SC during the historic flood of October, 2015. The Richland County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene of the devestated grave and collected Mr. Briggs’ remains and had them reinturred in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.  The family of Mr. Briggs was present for the re-buriel ceremony.