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 Isaac Newton Brown

Isaac Newton Brown

Birth
Caldwell County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Sep 1889 (aged 72)
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Burial Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Plot Section K, Row 5
Memorial ID 18082 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Navy Officer. A veteran of 27 years in the United States Navy, he switched his allegiance to the Confederacy once the Civil War began. On May 26, 1862 he was given command of the ram "CSS Arkansas." He was absent sick when the crew blew it up when it's cranky engines broke down. Promoted to Commander, he commanded the ironclad "CSS Charleston" in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina until the fall of the city.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18082
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Newton Brown (27 May 1817–1 Sep 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18082, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .