BROWN, Martin A.

TX 15th Inf Co D. CSA. Born “Martin Andreas Brun Abrahamsen” on 15 Aug 1844 at St. Pedersgjerde, Stavanger, Norway. Employed as a gunsmith at the armory in Tyler, Texas. Civil War: Enlisted at Velasco, Texas, 30 Oct 1864. Private. The Regiment surrendered on 2 Jun 1865. Post war: He died 25 Nov 1933 in Bosque County, Texas, at which time he was said to have been the last surviving Norwegian Confederate veteran. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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