John M Brockenbrough(1830 - 1892)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Field's Brigade
Before the Antietam Campaign:
At Second Mannassas General Field was wounded resulting in his brigade coming under the command of Colonel John M. Brockenbrough of the 40th VA.
The remainder of the War:
Originally in command of the 40th Virginia regiment, he led Brockenbrough's "Virginia" Brigade for the rest of the War.
After the War:
He spent "several years" in Chicago, then retuned to Virginia and farmed. He was also employed in the Land Office of Virginia at Richmond.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Biographical notes compiled by S. Bassett French between 1890 and 1897. This collection is housed in the Archives of the Library of Virginia [catalog listing online]
Death Date: 8/25/1892 Death Place: Richmond, VA
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