Civil War Records of Josiah G. Brown


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 36th MVI Private; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 died of disease July 26, 1863, Milldale, Miss. Oxford farmer age 39
MASSCW, 3:752

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
I 36th MVI Jan. 19, 1865 Widow 80 608 47 888   Sarah W. Brown

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  36 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date July 26, 1863
Place Milldale, Miss.
Cause disease
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

In 1880, widow Sarah W. Brown, age 57, and four adult children were recorded as residents of Littleton, Mass. ("1880 United States Federal Census,"

Sarah W. Brown died May 7, 1887 in Littleton, Mass., and is buried in Acton, Mass. (Littleton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 383, p. 113, in

Their oldest child, Jennie F. Brown, is recorded as a 57 year old resident of Acton, Mass. in the 1910 federal census (house 293/323) ("1910 United States Federal Census,"


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