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Federal (USA)


John Brown

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: Unknown

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 4th United States Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 32 year old Private with the Battery in Ruby Valley, St. Mary's County, Nevada and was still a Private when they joined the Army of the Potomac in 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Buell.1 Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1828 in GERMANY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pp. 18 - 20, 42  [AotW citation 10476]