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Brown, David Justus


Age: 25, credited to Orwell, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, SGT, Co. E, 14th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 1835, Orwell, VT
Death: 01/07/1912

Burial: Whiting Village Cemetery, Whiting, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 41151669


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/23/1880; widow Clara I., 1/19/1912, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Village Cemetery, Whiting, VT

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Death of Well Known Whiting Man.

David J. Brown, aged 76 years, who had been in ill health for some time, died January 7 at his home in Whiting of a complication of diseases. Mr. Brown was born in Orwell December 17, 1835, where he lived until about 40 years ago, when he moved to Whiting, where he had made his home since. He married for his first wife Miss Frances A. Pond, who died in 1875, leaving three children all of whom are dead. In 1881 he married Miss Clara I. Rich, of Whiting, who survives him.

Mr. Brown was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Company E, 14th Vt. Mr. Brown held all the public offices of the town of Whiting and in the year 1875 was town representative. He was a vestryman of St. Thomas's church, Brandon.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, January 19, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


Rev. W.F. Weeks and Rev. F. S. Arnold officiated last Tuesday at the funeral of David Justus Brown, of Whiting, who died Jan. 7, aged 78 years. Mr. Brown was a farmer by occupation and was one of the most esteemed citizen of his town. He was a member of the vestry of St. Thomas church, a veteran of the Civil war and an enthusiastic Grand Army man. Mr. Brown was one of the Vermont boys who served at Gettysburg and helped to stop that wonderful charge of Pickett's and saved the day for the Union forces.

Source: Brandon Union, January 12, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.