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Federal (USV)

Private

Sylvester Brown

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer from Middleton, he enlisted in Company F, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 29 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in the left lung in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital, Sharpsburg, and in Frederick, MD. He was discharged for wounds on 13 January 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Birth

c. 1839

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 145  [AotW citation 16927]