John Marshall Brown from Emmitsburg, Md., 1863

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John Marshall Brown of Portland, wrote to his sister, Ellen (Nellie), telling her that he had official word of being promoted to captain and being named Assistant Adjutant General.

Brown (1838-1907) was an 1860 graduate of Bowdoin College. He enlisted as a first lieutenant in the 20th Maine Infantry.

He fought at Antietam, Fredricksburg, Chancellorsville, among other battles. He was severely wounded at Petersburg in June 1864 and mustered out of service shortly thereafter.

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  • Title: John Marshall Brown from Emmitsburg, Md., 1863
  • Creator: Brown, John Marshall
  • Creation Date: 1863-06-30
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Emmitsburg, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: MD, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-602, Misc. Box 23/4
  • Collection: John Marshall Brown correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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