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S. Brown

S. Brown

Federal (USV)

Captain

Samuel Brown

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Education: Bowdoin College, Class of 1858

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

Then a schoolteacher in Ellington, he was commissioned Captain in the 16th Infantry on 1 August 1862. He was in command of Company D.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the battlefield, his family had his body brought back to Connecticut for burial there.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1, with burial and other details, along with the photo used here, from John Banks. He credits the George Whitney Collection/Connecticut State Library on the original CDV.

Birth

02/16/1836; Danvers, CT

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Monumental Cemetery, Peabody, MA

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 647 - 663  [AotW citation 5510]