Pvt Eli Carroll Brown

Pvt Eli Carroll Brown

Illinois Civil War Detail Report

    Home • Departments • Archives • Databases • Illinois Civil War Detail Report ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVESIllinois Civil War Detail ReportName BROWN, ELI C Rank PVT Company A Unit 55 IL US INFPersonal Characteristics Residence LEWISTOWN, IL Age 22 Height 5' 7 1/2 Hair BROWN Eyes GRAY Complexion DARK Marital Status   Occupation FARMER Nativity CRAWFORD CO, INService Record Joined When SEP 2, 1861 Joined Where   Joined By Whom   Period 3 YRS Muster In OCT 31, 1861 Muster In Where CHICAGO, IL Muster In By Whom   Muster Out   Muster Out Where   Muster Out By Whom   Remarks DISCHARGED FOR DISABILITY JAN 28, 1863 AT MEMPHIS TENN Return to Search


      Birth:  Sep. 30, 1839
      Harrison County
      Indiana, USA Death:  May 25, 1874
      Fulton County
      Illinois, USA

      Eli was born to Benjamin Brown and Elizabeth Spears. He wed Mary Ann[Langley] Benson on October 3, 1864, in Fulton County, Illinois. They had:

      1. Henry Morgan on Jan 22, 1866

      They moved to Sullivan County, Missouri and had:

      1. William Franklin in Jan 1868
      2. Albert Terry on Jan 19, 1870
      3. Virginia Mae on Nov 17, 1871

      They returned to Bryant, Illinois, where Eli died on May 25, 1874. Eli's wife Mary then wed Thomas Day on June 10, 1877