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Federal (USV)


Thomas Brown

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old shoe maker from Marblehead, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry on 25 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Showman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, but died of wounds on 19 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, which has him as killed in action at Antietam.


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. 145  [AotW citation 16928]