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Federal (USV)


James Brown

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 38 years, he enlisted 29 March 1862 at Buffalo to serve two years, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 21st New York Infantry on the same date.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a Hospital in Frederick, MD. He mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863 at Buffalo, NY.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the Adjutant General.


c. 1824


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 16918]