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Federal (USV)


John C. Brown

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted in Company K, 5th Maryland Infantry on 15 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the neck and face in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at the Columbian College Hospital on 14 or 17 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Casualty details from Nelson.2


10/17/1862; Washington, DC


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pp. 214 - 220  [AotW citation 14388]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 144  [AotW citation 16907]