4th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery
Previously served as Lieutenant Colonel 35th Massachusetts Infantry
Wounded in action at Antietam
War Date Document Signed
(1818-82) Born in New York City, he attended Yale University and Union College, graduating in 1837. He was a lawyer by occupation. He enlisted on August 4, 1862, and was commissioned captain, 35th Massachusetts Infantry; was wounded in action on September 17, 1862, in the battle of Antietam; promoted to major, December 15, 1862; lieutenant colonel, April 25, 1863; discharged for promotion and commissioned colonel, 4th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, November 22, 1864; brevetted brigadier general, March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious Civil War service, mustered out of service, June 17, 1865.
War Date Document Signed: 8 x 10 1/4, imprinted form, filled out in ink. Requisition for Stationary for Lieut. G.D. Brown, stationed at Fort Ward, Va., for the Second Qtr. commencing on the First of April 1865, and ending on the 31st of June 1865. Itemized account for letter paper, envelopes, quill pens, sealing wax, office tape, etc. Signed twice by Geo. D. Brown, 1st Lieut. Co. M, 6 Pa. H.A. Received at Fort Richardson, Va., on the 20th of April, 1865. Stamped Approved, with ink signature Wm. S. King, and stamped Col. 4th Mass. H.A., Com'd'g 3d Brigade, De Russy's Div. Very fine.