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Brown, James W.


Age: 19, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/26/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 1843, Calais, VT
Death: 05/15/1896

Burial: Brownington Center Cemetery, Brownington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 77752193


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Brownington Center Cemetery, Brownington, VT

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EVANSVILLE --- The people of this community are again called upon to mourn the death of a respected citizen, Mr. James W. Brown, who passed away, the 25th, inst., after many years of suffering. Mr. Brown was born in Melbourne. P. Q., May 28, 1848, and moved to Barton thirty one years ago. Two years later he came to this village, where he lived 'till the time of his death

He has been successfully engaged in the mercantile business here for about sixteen years, and gained many friends. Mr. Brown was a sincere Christian, and almost his last words were in prayer. His funeral service was held Monday, the 18th, and was conducted by the Rev. W. C. Johnson, who was a close friend of the deceased

A widow and son are left to mourn the loss of a kind husband and father


Orleans County Monitor, May 25, 1896
Courtesy of Deanna French

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