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Federal (USV)


James R. Brown

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Butler County, he mustered into service as Private, Company C, 100th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 October 1861 in Pittsburgh.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 20 September 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


09/20/1862; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10856]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23667]