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John Fred Brown
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1844, Germany
Death: Oct. 12, 1903
Amite County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War veteran - Co. F 117th. New York Infantry and Co. F 48th. New York Infantry - 1864-1865.
Enlisted at Tarrytown N.Y as Frederick Bowers as a private in Co. F 117th. New York Infantry on 9 March 1865. He was transferred to Co. F 48th. New York Infantry on 8 June 1865 and discharged from service on 1 September 1865, at Raleigh N.C, as Bower according to the rosters.
Members of both regiments were stationed at Raleigh N.C and were being used as guards, as the War was drawing to an end.
Applied for a Veterans Pension on 5 May 1896 under the name Frederick Brown from the State of Mississippi. There is no certificate number noted.
On the Amite County, Mississippi, Veterans schedule for 1890 as John Frederic Brown (alias John Bower) as a member of Co. F 117th. and 48th. New York Infantry. A note on the schedule states "Could not give exact dates - was discharged at Raleigh NC. Could not speak. Discharged after bout of infection, and his name may be recorded as Bower".
Wife Cecelia applied for a Widow's Pension on 9 December 1903 from the State of Mississippi, again there is no certificate number mentioned.
It appears he was known under a number of aliases during his lifetime. 
Family links: 
  Cecilia A Mercer Brown (1848 - 1908)
  Thomas Ludwig Brown (1872 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Brown Cemetery
Amite County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Bob Simpson
Record added: Apr 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109676422
John Fred Brown
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