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Gen John Calvin Brown
Birth: Jan. 6, 1827
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1889
Red Boiling Springs
Macon County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Confederate Major General, Tennessee Governor. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a successful lawyer who opposed secession when he joined the Confederate Infantry in 1861. Commissioned Colonel of the 3rd Tennessee Infantry, he was at the battle and surrender of Fort Donelson. Promoted Brigadier General in 1862, he fought in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and was wounded leading his brigade at the Battle of Franklin. He was promoted Major General in 1864, fought in the Atlanta Georgia Campaign and in the Carolinas, until he surrendered his forces at Bennett Place in April 1865. After the war, he resumed legal practice and was elected Governor of Tennessee, serving 1871 to 1875. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Duncan Brown (1780 - 1848)
  Margaret Smith Brown (1782 - 1864)
  Ann E. Pointer Brown (1830 - 1858)*
  Elizabeth Childress Brown (1842 - 1919)*
  Marie Brown McMillin (1865 - 1887)*
  Daisy Brown (1868 - 1885)*
  George Brown (1800 - 1817)*
  Minnie Brown (1805 - 1827)*
  Neill Smith Brown (1810 - 1886)*
  Margaret Caroline Brown Stevenson (1816 - 1886)*
  John Calvin Brown (1827 - 1889)
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Maplewood Cemetery
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.19356, -87.02893
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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His great nephew is General Frank Maxwell Andrews after whom Andrews Air Force Base is named, and who descends from Thomas Andrews, the Emmigrant. The General's father is James David Andrews.
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