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Brown, Kirk Fales

Age: 19, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. A, 8th VT INF, pr CPL, pr SGT 12/14/63, reen 1/5/64, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, dis/wds 5/5/65

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Birth: 05/30/1842, Cambridge, VT
Death: 03/19/1911

Burial: Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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

2nd Great Grandfather of Drew D. McLeod, Tallahassee, FL

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Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA

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and other veterans who may be buried there.

(Gibson Collection)


Kirk P. Brown, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home in Methuen, Mass. . He was a native of Cambridge, Vt., having been born there in 1842. When the war broke out he was 19 years old, and enlisted in Co. A., 8th Vermont Volunteers, going South immediately. In September, 1862, his company participated in the battle of Winchester, Va., and at that time Mr. Brown was wounded in the left thigh. For months he lay in a church hospital. As a result of the wound he had since been crippled. He was able to leave the hospital about the time the war came to a close, in 1865, and received an honorable discharge. At the time of Mr. Brown's death his wife was also seriously ill.

Barre Daily Times, March 23, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French