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H.P. Brown

H.P. Brown

Federal (USV)


Harlan Page Brown

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Education: Bowdoin College, Class of 1860

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

A Bowdoin graduate, from Bethel, he enrolled in Company I, 7th Maine Infantry as 2nd Lieutenant on 28 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His body was returned home and buried there on 9 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Hyde1, who has him as Harlow P. Brown. His photograph here from a CDV at the Maine State Archives2. Details from the Maine Adjutant General's Annual Report, for 1862, pg. 147. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


10/12/1839; Bethel, ME


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Bethel, ME


1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6681]

2   Maine State Archives, Maine State Documents, Civil War Era Soldiers' Portraits, Published c. 2000, first accessed 12 December 2014, <>, Source page: /arc_civilwarportraits/276/  [AotW citation 13422]