Born in 1834, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving in Company D, 12th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, at Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864. The Medal was issued on February 13, 1865.
He died on January 30, 1905 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
BROWN, JOHN HARTIES
Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 12th Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Franklin, Tennessee, 30 November 1864. Entered service at: Charlestown, Massachusetts. Born: 1834, Canada. Date of issue: 13 February 1865.
Citation: Capture of flag.
BROWN, JOHN H
CAPT US ARMY
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/30/1905
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 1486 1/2
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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