Justus Morris Brown
Brigadier General, United States Army
Morris Brown, was born in Ohio, December 8, 1840. He received his Medical
Degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1862.
He was appointed from Ohio, Assistant surgeon, United States Army, July 11, 1862; he was promoted to Captain, Assistant Surgeon, July 28, 1866; Colonel, Assistant Surgeon General of the Army, February 2, 1901.
He retired at his own request after 40 years of service on February 13, 1903. He was advanced to the Rank of Brigadier General on the retired list by the act of Congress of April 23, 1904.
He made his home at Hackensack, New Jersey, where he died on December 12, 1912. He was buried with full military honors in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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Brigadier General Justus Morris Brown
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Posted: 21 October 2001 Updated: 28 October 2001 Updated: 22 February 2003 Updated: 17 September 2005