Tuesday, May 03, 2016


Son of Abner and Emeline Brown, was born in Madison N. Il.,  June 7th, 1837 ; enlisted May 3d, 1861, and was mustered into the U. S. Service July 16th, 1861, as private in Company I,  13th Regiment Mass. Volunteers, to serve three years He Was wounded in the skirmish at Harper’s Ferry, September 2d, 1861.

He was under fire at Cedar Mountain Va., August 9th, and Rappahannoek Station on the 22d, and in the battles of Thoroughfare Gap, August 28th, second Bull Run on the 29th and 30th, Chantilly September 1st, Antietam, Md, September 17th, Fredericksburg Va., December 13th, 1862; Deep Run April 30th, 1863; Chancellorsville May 3d, 4th and 15th; Gettysburg Pa., July 1st, 2d and 3d; Mine Run November 27th, 1863.

He re-enlisted January 2d, and was mustered in January 4th,1864, to serve three years. He was in the battles of the Wilderness Va., May 5th, 6th and 7th,1864. Laurel Hill and North side of Spotsylvzrnia from the 8th to the 14th of May; near Spotsylvania Court House, East side, from the 14th to the 20th. North Anna River, near Jericho Ford,
May 23d ; Bethesda Church, May 30th, 31st and June 1st; Coal Harbor, June 3d ; in front of Petersburg, June 17th ; and on the 18th he was again wounded. He was transferred to Company  B, 39th Regiment July 16th, 1864, and was discharged at  Alexandria, Va., for disability, June 13th,1865.

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