Andrew H. Brown

Andrew H. Brown was a resident of Stonington on September 2, 1862 when he enlisted as a Corporal in Co. H of the 26th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He died June 9, 1863 from the effects of a wound received in the attack on Fort Hudson in Louisiana.

He was born July 29, 1829 in Mansfield to Elijah N. and Clarissa (Campbell) Brown. In the 1860 U.S. census in Stonington, he is a 29 year old factory worker and head of household. Andrew Brown married Marietta French on March 2, 1853 in Mansfield. They had one known child, Frank W. Brown, born about 1855.

On March 1, 1864, his widow applied for a pension, No. 47,247 that was granted under certificate No. 27,084. The Mansfield death records states that he left one son, Frank W. Brown, aged 9 years. Marietta (French) Brown married, second, John A. Conant and he applied for a guardianship pension for Frank W. Brown.

Andrew H. Brown is buried at Baton Rouge National Cemetery in Louisiana in Section 37, Site 2489.

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