BROWN, Peter William

LA 5th Inf Co C. CSA. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted 25 Feb 1862 at New Orleans. Private. Captured on 24 May 1862 at Bottom’s Bridge, Virginia. Held in Union prisons at Fort Monroe, Virginia, and Fort Columbus in New York Harbor. Exchanged at Aiken’s Landing, Virginia, on 5 Aug 1862. Deserted Sep or Oct 1862. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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