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Federal (USV)


Ellsworth Brower

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company C, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 11 August 1862 and mustered as First Sergeant on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 8 November 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Stryker, who says he died of illness at Sharpsburg. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




11/08/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Matawan, NJ


1   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. 143  [AotW citation 16652]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 639  [AotW citation 17264]