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Federal (USV)

Private

David L. Brown

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Franklin Hall Hospital, Chambersburg, PA but died of wounds, date not given.

After the War

Probably buried initially in Chambersburg, he was reinterred in the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Bates2, who have him as killed on the 17th at Antietam. Casualty and hospital information from Nelson.3

Death

1862 Chambersburg, PA; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3256]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, various  [AotW citation 16606]

3   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. 143  [AotW citation 16607]