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Pvt Charles Edward Brown, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1843
Essex County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1923
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Company F "Essex Light Dragoons" of Essex County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Essex County VA; an 18 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 6/26/1861 at Essex County, VA., he was mustered into "F" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
Wounded in thigh 6/1/1864 near Ashland, VA.
Present on 10/1/1864 final roll.
Oath Allegiance 5/9/1865 Bowling Green, VA.

On 5/25/1900, living in Essex County, age 57, he applied for a partial disability Confederate Pension due to having been "wounded in right leg" during the war. He was approved for $15 per annum.
On 6/1/1917 he applied for re-rating his Confederate Pension due to previous wound but also for then being "ruptured"; he was approved for $50 per annum.
On 5/1/1922 he applied for a full disability Confederate Pension; he was approved for $15 per month.
On 7/24/1922, he applied for admission into the Robert E. Lee Camp Soldier's Home due to "old age and infirmity:. He was accepted on 8/11/1922. He died there.

- CHARLES E. BROWN DEAD - Charles E. Brown died in Richmond, Va., aged 81 years, on March 2, 1923. He was buried at Enon Church, Essex county, on March 4. Mr. Brown leaves two children, Mrs. H.B. Williams, Iraville, Essex county, and E.W. Brown, of Richmond, Va." (Fredericksburg) The Daily Star - March 17, 1923.

The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
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  Mary Frances Gouldman Brown (1847 - 1918)*
  Mattie Willie Fleet Brown Williams (1871 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Enon Baptist Church Cemetery
Essex County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Oct 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9729260
Pvt Charles Edward Brown, Sr
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