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Pension of Henry M. Brown

Donated by Neva Mohle

Name: BROWN, Henry M.

Place of Birth/Date: DeSoto, IL; 1843

Place of Death/Date: DeSoto, IL; 25 March 1894

Regiment/Rank:. Co. G, 9th Regiment, IL Infantry; Sgt.
Co. A, for July - August
Battles Fought: Corinth and Mud Creek Mississippi.

Personal Description: 5ft 8in tall; dark complexion, black hair and eyes

Date of Enlistment: 17 July, 1861

Discharge: 11 Oct. 1864, with promotion to 1st Sgt. He was wounded by gunshot wound in left leg, just above the knee; rec'd at Corinth, Mississippi, Oct 3, 1862. Also wounded in left shoulder at Mud Creek, Mississippi, 20 June 1863.

Place of Residence: near Carbondale, Jackson County, IL.

Wife's name, marriage date: (1) Belinda Bridges, Jackson County IL; divorced 1888 "Spring term of the Court" in Jackson County, IL.
(2) Ceila Jane Brown Lancaster; married in 1 Sept 1889, Stoddard County, Missouri.

Dependent children: Abraham J. Brown born Oct 24 1869; Charles E. Brown January 4,1880

Witnesses who filed on behalf of veteran: Nathaniel G. Brown, James M. Brown,
Thomas N. Young, James Thompson

Date pension filed: 20 April 1870. Pension # 157262
Date Invalid pension filed: 8 August 1904; Qulin, Butler County, Missouri

Date pension granted/amt. per month: $12.00

Date pension ended: Invalid Certificate Number 171187, dropped: Death 1 Mar 1907.

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