|Death: ||Oct. 8, 1862|
History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Henry J. Aten
Pages 393 - 407
SERGEANT FREMAN BROUGHT, aged twenty-three, born in Ohio, single, farmer, enlisted from Bath, Ill., was chosen sergeant at the organization of the company, and was killed at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862. Is buried at No. 272, in the national cemetery at Camp Nelson, Ky.
Company D was enrolled by Dr. Charles W. Houghton, residing at Bath, Mason county, and was recruited between July 18 and August 8, 1862. At the organization of the company, the following commissioned officers were elected: Charles W. Houghton, captain; Comfort H. Ramon, first lieutenant, and Charles H. Chatfield, second lieutenant.
This company was mustered in with 95 officers and men, of whom 5 were killed in action, 3 died of wounds, 1 was accidentally killed and 15 received wounds in battle which did not prove fatal while in the service, 13 died of disease, 22 were discharged for disability, 1 was transferred, and 40 officers and men were mustered out with the regiment.
Under the careful training of Lieutenant Chatfield this company became very proficient in the skirmish drill, and upon all occasions performed its duty with zeal and energy.
Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Plot: E, 0, 2935
Maintained by: Debra
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 416804
|Photos may be scaled.|
Click on image for full size.