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Pvt Russell Lassiter Brown
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Birth: 1842
Death: May 14, 1932

Pvt. R. L. Brown:

Was born in Warren County in 1842. He was living in Grundy Co. at the beginning of the War. He and his brother enlisted 5/18/61 in the 16th Tn. Infantry company H. During the Ky. campaign Russell and his brother were both wounded at the battle of Perryville and taken to the hospital in Harrodsburg. Russell states that he was shot through the left hip and witnessed his brother being wounded during the fighting. He was captured and exchanged at City Point, Va. in 1863. While in captivity he had a "long spell of fever while there". Says he was sick with the fever during the Cheat Mountain Campaign and fought in the battles of Franklin and Nashville. After the battle of Nashville while in Columbia his feet were bleeding and he headed home. He states that a Yankee bought him some shoes.
After the War he married Janie Lockhart of Grundy County. He died 5/14/1932 and his wife died 7/5/1953 they are buried at Browns chapel in Palmer Tn.

Source: http://www.tngenweb.org/grundy/rlbrown.html
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Sanford Brown (1821 - 1908)
  Nancy Dykes Brown (1821 - 1908)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Tate Brown (1846 - 1887)*
  Sarah Jane Lockhart Brown (1860 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Margarett Brown (1866 - 1866)*
  William Franklin Brown (1867 - 1867)*
  Nancy Ann Brown Parson (1872 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jackson Van Buren Brown (1840 - 1910)*
  Russell Lassiter Brown (1842 - 1932)
  James K. Brown (1844 - 1918)*
  William Almond Brown (1847 - 1926)*
  Norris Burr Brown (1849 - 1941)*
  Mary E Brown Hillis (1852 - 1898)*
  Hezekiah Wesley Brown (1854 - 1925)*
  Susan Morton (1858 - 1910)*
  Leander Virgil Brown (1861 - 1940)*
  Annie D Brown (1864 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Browns Chapel Cemetery
Grundy County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Oct 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16008173
Pvt Russell Lassiter Brown
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Pvt Russell Lassiter Brown
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Pvt Russell Lassiter Brown
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May you rest in eternal peace...
- Johnny J. Sharp
 Added: Aug. 18, 2015
Tennessee Death Index #9784
- Amy Smith-Alley
 Added: Jan. 26, 2011
May you continue to rest in peace dear ancestor of mine.
- Matt D Brown
 Added: Mar. 7, 2010
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