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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph T Brown

(c. 1845 - 1862)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He died of a 'fever' at Frederick, MD on 30 September 1862.

The rest 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 & 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.

Birth

c. 1845

Death

09/30/1862 Frederick, 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 3258]