|Death: ||May 15, 1865, USA|
Mason Brown was a private in the 79th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry Company H. - New Organization (1st Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry). He is listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC plaque C-86.
The 79th was organized from 1st Kansas Colored Infantry December 13, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to October, 1865.
SERVICE.-Duty at Fort Smith, Ark., till January, 1865. Skirmish at Ivey's Ford January 8. Ordered to Little Rock January 16. Skirmish at Clarksville, Ark., January 18. Duty at Little Rock, Ark., till July, and at Pine Bluff till October. Mustered out at Pine Bluff, Ark., October 1, 1865, and discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, October 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 183 Enlisted mon killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 165 Enlisted men by disease. Total 354.
Contributed by Angela Walton-Raji and Tonia Holleman. Any additional information or corrections contact Tonia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6 Grave #3883
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Feb 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8444018