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Federal (USV)

Private

James F. Brown

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Cutler, he enlisted in Company F, 6th Maine Infantry on 12 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 30 October 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and the State of Maine.2 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

10/30/1862 Hagerstown, MD; 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 3257]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 150  [AotW citation 17644]