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William P. Brownell
Birth: Jul. 12, 1839
Death: Apr. 26, 1915

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served as coxswain on board the USS Benton during the attack on Great Gulf Bay, 2 May 1863, and Vicksburg, 22 May 1863. Carrying out his duties with coolness and courage, Brownell served gallantly against the enemy as captain of a 9-inch gun in the attacks on Great Gulf and Vicksburg and as a member of the Battery Benton before Vicksburg."  (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section GG, Lot 31
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8197518
William P. Brownell
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you for your service
- goose
 Added: May. 19, 2014

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Jul. 12, 2013
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