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Federal (USV)


George D. Brown

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years, he enlisted on 29 September 1861 at Islip, to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 59th New York Infantry on 13 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, near Sharpsburg, MD. He was listed as a deserter on 3 October 1862 at Bolivar Heights, VA (now WV).

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with details from the State Roster.


c. 1840


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. 144  [AotW citation 16658]