★★★ Brown, Robert Young

Robert Young Brown
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Born: October 8, 1841

Birthplace: Copiah County, Mississippi

Father: C.S. Senator Albert Gallatin Brown 1813 – 1880
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Mother: Roberta Eugenia Young 1817 – 1886
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Education:

Attended Georgetown University​
Attended University of Virginia​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Private Company H, 18th​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1864: Captain Company H, 18th​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1863: Wounded and Captured at Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863 – 1864: Prisoner of War held by the Union Army​
1864: Exchanged in Prisoner of War exchanged on March 10th​
1864: Major of 6th​ Mississippi Cavalry Regiment​
1864 – 1865: Colonel of 6th​ Mississippi Cavalry Regiment​
1865: Paroled at Jackson, Mississippi on May 18th​

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1866: Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana​

Died: October 15, 1866

Place of Death: New Orleans, Louisiana

Age at time of Death: 25 years old

Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi
 
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