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H.P. Brown
H.P. Brown

Federal (USV)


Harlan P. Brown

(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A Bowdoin graduate, from Bethel, he enrolled in Company I, 7th Maine Infantry as 2nd Lieutenant on 28 February 1862.

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

The remainder of the War:
His body was returned home and buried there on 9 October 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Hyde1, who has him as Harlow P. Brown. His photograph here from a CDV at the Maine State Archives2. Details from the Maine Adjutant General's Annual Report, for 1862, pg. 147.

Birth Date: 10/12/1839    Place of Birth: Bethel, ME    
College: Bowdoin College    Graduating Year: 1860    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Bethel, ME


1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6681]

2   Maine State Archives, Maine State Documents, Civil War Era Soldiers' Portraits, Published c. 2000, first accessed 12 December 2014, <http://statedocs.maine.gov/arc_civilwarportraits/>, Source page: /arc_civilwarportraits/276/  [AotW citation 13422]

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