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Wilson Brown
Birth: 1841
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1900
Adams County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Landsman on the USS Hartford, and he was from Mississippi. He was awarded his medal for action at Mobile Bay, Alabama, on August 5, 1864, during the Civil War. His citation reads "On board the flagship USS Hartford during successful attacks against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats, and the ram Tennessee. Knocked unconscious into the hold of the ship when an enemy shell-burst fatally wounded a man on the ladder above him, Brown, upon regaining conscciousness, promptly returned to the shell whip on the berth deck and zealously continued to perform his duties, although four of the six men at this station had been either killed or wounded by the enemy's terrific fire." 
Natchez National Cemetery
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: G, 3152
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7416474
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- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017
TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though Wilson Brown has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. Trooper Brown.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Feb. 18, 2017
Thank you, Sailor for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 25, 2017
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