|Birth: ||May, 1832|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1864|
Lieutenant, Company I, 130th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Born ca. May 1832 in New York
Parents: May have been Orlando and Maria Brown from the 1850 Census. If so, they appear to have died by the time of the 1860 Census. Orlando was born ca. 1800 in New York. He died June 18, 1850 (per gravestone in Haughton Cemetery). Occupation: Farmer. Maria was born ca. 1800 in Connecticut. She may have died before 1860.
1. Emily, born ca. 1828 in New York; she died ---.
2. Henry. See above.
3. Allen, born ca. 1834 in New York; he died ---.
4. Nelson, born ca. 1837 in Ohio; he died December 15, 1851. (On Nelson Brown's headstone is also listed Ruby Brown, died August 7, 1835. Another sibling?)
5. Ellen, born ca. 1839 in Ohio; she died ---.
6. Rosalia, born ca. 1841 in Ohio; she died ---.
7. Lucius, born ca. 1843 in Ohio; he died ---.
Married: No record of a marriage found, but inscription on gravestone mentions "husband," implying that he had, indeed, been married by the time of his death.
Children: No record of any children found.
Resided: 1850, 1860 in Washington Township, Lucas County, Ohio
Died: August 6, 1864 at Fort Monroe, Virginia
Cause of Death: Probably illness/disease.
Burial: Haughton Cemetery
Pension: No pension index card found.
Name: Henry Brown
Enlistment Date: 2 May 1864
Side Served: Union
State Served: Ohio
Service Record: Enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant on 2 May 1864 at the age of 32.
Commission in Company I, 130th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 14 May 1864.
Died of disease Company I, 130th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 6 Aug 1864 at Fort Monroe, VA.
Inscription on gravestone: In the memory of Lieut. Henry Brown who died in the service of his country at Fort Monroe. ¬– Strongly suggests that Brown is not actually buried here, but back in Virginia.
Dearest Husband thou has left me
Here thy loss I deeply feel
But tis God that has bereft me
He can all my sorrows heal.
ONE HUNDRED and THIRTIETH OHIO INFANTRY (One Hundred Days)
One Hundred and Thirtieth Infantry. – Colonel: Charles H. Phillips; Lieutenant-Colonel: John Faskin; Major: Elijah B. Hall.
This regiment was organized at Johnson's island from May 13 to 31, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 1st regiment Ohio National Guard, from Lucas County, and the 75th battalion Ohio National Guard, from Fulton County. The regiment left Toledo on May 12, 1864, to report to Brig.-Gen. Hill at Sandusky for consolidation and muster-in. It moved to Johnson's island and was engaged in guarding Confederate prisoners. On June 4, the regiment took the cars for Washington, D. C. It remained there but three days, when it embarked on the transport George Weems and reported to Gen. Butler at Bermuda Hundred, from which place it was ordered to Point of Rocks. The time was occupied in drilling, digging rifle-pits and picketing the lines until June 21, when it marched to Deep Bottom and remained there until Aug. 11. It was mustered out at Toledo, Sept. 22, 1864 on expiration of term of service.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 2
Battles Fought: Fought on 1 Aug 1864 at Whitehall, NC.
In the 1840 Census, Orlando Brown (tentatively identified as the father of Henry) is living in Port Lawrence, Lucas County, Ohio – not far from Lyman Haughton.
In the 1860 Census, Henry is head of household that consists of himself and siblings Lucius and Rosalia. He was real estate valued at $3500, and personal estate valued at $400.
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Created by: HDKingsbury
Record added: Feb 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65570074
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