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Federal (USV)

Private

Francis D. Brown

(c. 1821 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 41 year old teamster in Roxbury, MA, he enlisted 1 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company K, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 10 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the field, later removed to Forest Hills, Roxbury, MA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1821

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 144  [AotW citation 16655]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 702  [AotW citation 20410]