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Confederate (CSV)


R. M. Browne

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Charleston on 9 May 1861 and mustered as Private, Company K, 2nd South Carolina Infantry on 23 May.

On the Campaign

He was probably mortally wounded and captured in action on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He died on 7 November 1862 in Frederick, MD, and was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick."

After the War

He was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as R.M. Brown, Company B. Service from Salley.2 He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD (source of his date of death), and may still be there.


11/07/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4587]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pg. 264  [AotW citation 19049]