Philip Perry Brown, Jr

Philip Perry Brown, Jr

Smithfield, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 9 Apr 1881 (aged 57)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 29, Lot 2678
Memorial ID 18443 · View Source
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Civil War Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Smithfield, New York, he graduated from Madison University in 1855 and later become the principal of the Academy of New York University. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Union Army and was appointed Colonel in command of the 157th New York Volunteer Infantry. He commanded his troops in many conflicts including the Battle of Gettysburg, where he was wounded. By the end of the war, he was Colonel in command of the 7th United States Veteran Volunteers and for gallant, meritorious services, he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he operated a bakery business in St. Louis, Missouri, until his death at age 57.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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