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Lieut John Sheldon Brown
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1849
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1923
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

John Brown resided at 629 South Garrison St. in Carthage, Missouri.
He married Jennie Pearman.
Occupation: had been employed as a conductor on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad.
He was 73 yrs, 8 mos & 23 days when he passed away from complications of chronic myocarditis and bronchial asthma.
Dr. L. B. Clinton, MD was the attending physician and Knell Mortuary handled the funeral services.

FATHER: Perry Brown
Birthplace: unknown

MOTHER: Lavina Kilmer Brown
Birthplace: New York State

MO Death Certificate #13049
Informant: Mrs. Jennie Perry
Carthage, MO

John S. Brown (First_Last)
Regiment Name 8 Tennessee Cavalry.
Side Union
Company A
Soldier's Rank_In Corp'l
Soldier's Rank_Out 2 Lieut
Alternate Name
Film Number M392 roll 2


8th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry

Organized August, 1863, by consolidation of 5 Companies organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., June 30 to August 14, 1863, for 10th Tennessee Cavalry, and 7 Companies organized in Tennessee at large for 5th East Tennessee Cavalry. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, August to October, 1863. 4th Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee. to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.-Skirmish, Hawkins County, August 1, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17, 1863. Occupation of Knoxville September 2. Greenville September 11. Kingsport September 18. Bristol September 19. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Zollicoffer September 20-21. Watauga River Bridge September 21-22. Jonesboro September 21. Hall's Ford, on Watauga River, September 22. Blountsville, Johnson's Depot and Carter's Depot September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill and Rheatown October 11. Zollicoffer October 12. Blountsville October 14. Bristol October 15. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Duty at Knoxville, Greenville, Nashville and Columbia and patrol duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad from Columbia to Nashville till August, 1864. At Bull's Gap till October, 1864. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 30-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown October 28. Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge in East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-13. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Saltsville (Va.) Raid December 10-29. Big Creek, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport December 13. Near Glade Springs December 15. Near Marion and capture of Wythevill December 16. Mt. Airey December 17. Near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Salt Works at Saltsville December 20-21. Stoneman's Expedition from East Tennessee into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap April 22. Near Hendersonville April 28. Duty in District of East Tennessee till September, 1865. Mustered out September 11, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 241 Enlisted men by disease. Total 280.

Predecessor unit:

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky. (5 Cos), for 10th Tennessee Cavalry, June 30 to August 14, 1863. Attached to District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.-Duty at Cynthiana, Ky., and along railroad till August, 1863. Pursuit of Morgan July 1-20. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. Operations against Scott July 25-August 6. Near Winchester, Ky., July 29. Irvine July 30. Lancaster, Stanford and Paint Lick Bridge July 31. Smith Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Assigned to 8th Tennessee Cavalry August, 1863

Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: GAR Block 25 Space 121
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: May 06, 2011
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Lieut John Sheldon Brown
Added by: NJBrewer
Lieut John Sheldon Brown
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 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
The American people, North and South, went into the [Civil] war as citizens of their respective states, they came out as subjects what they thus lost they have never got back. H.L. Mencken
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 Added: May. 6, 2011

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