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E.A. Brown

E.A. Brown

Federal (USV)


Edwin Arnold Brown

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Education: Lawrence University , Class of 1851

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

A lawyer from Fond du Lac, he enrolled as First Lieutenant, Company E, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was appointed Captain of his Company on 18 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. The photograph here from one of unknown provenance, hosted online by


02/21/1832; New Berlin, NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, WI


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 513 - 514  [AotW citation 6128]