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Confederate (CSV)


Franklin Marion Brown

(1827 - 1897)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 35 year old farmer in Murrays Ferry, Williamsburg District, he enlisted as a Private in Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Liberty, VA into October 1862. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863, in a hospital in Richmond, VA, and furloughed 2 September 1863 for 40 days. He was detailed as an assistant enrolling officer in South Carolina on 4 May 1864 and surrendered 26 April 1865. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

After the War

He was living in Williamsburg County, SC in 1880.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Eaddy (b. 1835) in about 1856 and they had 3 children.


12/16/1827; Lake Township, Williamsburg District, SC


07/28/1897; Williamsburg County, SC; burial in Brown Cemetery, Florence County, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 450  [AotW citation 24441]