Samuel Brown(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Then a schoolteacher in Ellington, he was commissioned Captain in the 16th Infantry on 1 August 1862. He was in command of Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried on the battlefield, his family had his body brought back to Connecticut for burial there.
References, Sources, and other 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 Date: 02/16/1836 Place of Birth: Danvers, CT |
College: Bowdoin College Graduating Year: 1858
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Monumental Cemetery, Peabody, MA
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]
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