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Henry Willis Brown
Birth: Jul. 5, 1816
Death: Oct. 25, 1892

Civil War Union Army Officer. Commissioned as Colonel and commander of the 3rd New Jersey Infantry. Served with distinction as a regimental commander in the famed First New Jersey Brigade. He commanded the brigade itself in the Battle of Chancellorsville (in the absence of its normal commander) and the Battle of the Wilderness (where he was wounded). Despite is wholly creditable battle record, his desire to be a General grated against superior officers, and he was discharged after his Wilderness wound. When he died it was revealed that he had at least 3 wives at one time, and several children, none who knew of each other. Two of his widows applied for Widows pensions, causing much confusion as to who deserves it for years. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Central Cemetery
Beverly
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 16
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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Henry Willis Brown
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Henry Willis Brown
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Henry Willis Brown
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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