Brown County in the Civil War
Over 3,000 enlisted men, nine generals, four admirals, and a future president would come out of Brown County before the war was over, all from a county with a population of just over twenty thousand. Listed here are personal excerpts from those soldiers and sailors, and their time in service for the Union.
Brigadier General August Kautz • BG Jacob Ammen • BG Stephen McGroarty • BG Thomas Taylor • BG James Fyffe • BG Carr B. White • BG Granville Moody • BG John Grant Marshall • Colonel Dewitt Clinton Loudon • Col Joseph Woods • Captain Frederick Kautz • Cpt Robert Higgins • Lieutenant William H. Hannal • Corporal Michael Brunner • Private George Washington Walker
Brown County Regiments
Presented below is a selected history of organized units that enlisted from Brown County, and the roles they undertook in course of the war. Brown County soldiers fought in every major battle from Bull Run to Appomattox, and a thousand smaller ones in-between. These articles reflect the the regimental exploits and history of these men.