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Federal (USV)

Private

Richard Brown

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Harrisburg, PA. He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of 26 June 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Bates.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 145  [AotW citation 16924]