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Federal (USV)


Parley M. Brown

(1843 - 1922)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18 years. Enlisted September 9, 1861, at Whitney's Point, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F , October 1, 186.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged November 21, 1862 at Elmira, NY. In January 1863 he re-enlisted in the 14th New York Heavy Artillery. He was again wounded, at Petersburg, in January, 1864, and was discharged for wounds.

After the War

He was a farmer and lumberman. He was elected Captain in the NY State Militia, and served for seven years. He was President of the Broome County Agricultural Society in 1883, and was Barker town supervisor in 1885.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave.


3/14/1843; Barker, NY


5/27/1922; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 174 - 189  [AotW citation 12430]