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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Jeremiah Z Brown

  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Brevet Major)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    148th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 27, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA

With 100 selected volunteers, Brown assaulted and captured the works of the enemy, together with a number of officers and men.

Medal of Honor Recipient Jeremiah Z. Brown
Medal of Honor Recipient Jeremiah Z. Brown
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Curllsville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 22, 1896
  • Born: November 7, 1839, near Rural Valley, Armstrong County, PA, United States
  • Died: February 19, 1916, Porter Township, PA, United States
  • Buried: Squirriel Hill Cemetery, New Bethlehem, PA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Donald R. Lobaugh Military Museum, Rimersburg, PA

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