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E.A. Brown
E.A. Brown

Federal (USV)


Edwin Arnold Brown

(1832 - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A lawyer from Fond du Lac, he enrolled as First Lieutenant, Company E, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was appointed Captain of his Company on 18 September 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. The photograph here from one of unknown provenance, hosted online by 7thwisconsin.org

Birth Date: 02/21/1832    Place of Birth: New Berlin, NY    
College: Lawrence University    Graduating Year: 1851    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, WI


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 513 - 514  [AotW citation 6128]

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