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LTC Harry Brownson, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1829
Richmond
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1891
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA


Harry Brownson Jr, was born in Richmond, Vermont, the second son of Harry Brownson Sr (1794-1829), and Eliza Coleman Brownson (1805-unknown). He enlisted as a Lieutenant 1st Class on Sept. 19, 1862. He was promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on Sept. 19, 1862 (1st Lieut. and Quartermaster). He received a Commission in Company S, 12th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment on Sept. 26, 1862, and was mustered out of Company S, 12th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment on July 14, 1863 in Brattleboro, VT. He was promoted to Captain on Feb. 29, 1864 (Captain and Asst. Quartermaster). He was commissioned in Quartermaster's Dept. Regiment VO on Feb. 29, 1864, and promoted to Major on May 25, 1865. He mustered out of the Quartermaster's Dept. Regiment VO on Oct. 30, 1865. For meritorous service during the war, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, in 1867.

He married Sarah Jane Mason on 6 April 1851, in Richmond, Vermont. They had five children: Katie, Harry III, Mary, Lillie, and Daisy. After the Civil War, Harry took a job as the station Agent for the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Nebraska, and later, became the station master for the Wells Fargo Stage Company, also in Omaha, Nebraska. He died in Omaha, Nebraska, on 7 February 1891, and is buried there. After her husband's death, Sarah Jane Brownson met and married Clement A. Lounsberry, in 1893.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Brownson (1794 - 1829)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Mason Brownson Lounsberry (1832 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Mary "Mollie" Brownson Morgan (1863 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Nov 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80939133
LTC Harry Brownson, Jr
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
LTC Harry Brownson, Jr
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
 
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- Margaret Harbeck
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country in the Union Army during the Civil War. Rest in peace, you are not forgotten.
- Kit and Morgan Benson
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011
 
 
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