Joseph T Brown(c. 1845 - 1862)
Home State: Minnesota
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He volunteered with the First Company of Minnesota Sharpshooters, and was assigned with them as Company L of the 2nd US Sharpshooters in December 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He died of a 'fever' at Frederick, MD on 30 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was removed from his original burial in Frederick, MD and reinterred at the new National Cemetery in or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him in Company E of the 1st Minnesota Infantry. Service details from Wayne Jorgenson and Chuck Barden's masterful First Minnesota website.
Death Date: 09/30/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3258]
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