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Federal (USV)


Samuel Kerr Brown

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 81st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled 12 September 1861 as First Lieutenant, Company D, 81st Pennsylvania Infantry. He was promoted Captain on 16 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He was discharged 28 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Bates.


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. 145  [AotW citation 16926]