William Brown


BirthJuly 30, 1840
DeathFeb. 3, 1928
CemeteryClearwater (Clearwater)
PostClearwater (Clearwater)
Unit60th Ohio Infantry, Company K

Private William Brown

Company K, 60th Ohio Infantry

Brown was born in Brown County, Ohio on July 30, 1840. He enlisted in the regiment on November 5, 1864 and was mustered on December 12, 1864. Brown served about 9 months and was mustered out on July 28, 1865.

Company K of the 60th Ohio Infantry was organized in November and December 1864. The regiment was assigned to the Appomattox Campaign (VA) (March 28-April 9, 1865). The unit was at Appomattox Court House when General Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865. The unit participated in the Grand Review of the Troops in Washington on May 23, 1865.

Brown died on February 3, 1928 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Clearwater Cemetery in Clearwater (Antelope County), Nebraska. He was a member of the Clearwater Post (#222) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Clearwater.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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