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Alexander Brown


Company G

Born: February 19, 1844 (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Died: April 7, 1884

Grave location: Post Cemetery, Fort Meade, Sturgis, South Dakota

Grave GPS Coordinates: N44 24.148 W103 28.594

His second enlistment was on December 13, 1871, in Spartanburg, South Carolina by Lt. Donald McIntosh. He was in the hilltop fight during the Battle of the Little Big Horn.  He was discharged on December 13, 1876, at Fort Lincoln, Dakota, upon expiration of service as a private of very good character. He then re-enlisted in the 7th Cavalry. He died on April 7, 1884, as a Sergeant in Troop H. He had hazel eyes,black hair, a dark complexion, and was 5’ 8 ½” in height.

Headstone for Alexander Brown at the Post Cemetery - Fort Meade - Sturgis, South Dakota

  Sgt. Alexander Brown - courtesy of Glenwood J. Swanson

Newspaper Death Notice for Alexander Brown - Sturgis Weekly Record - April 11, 1884


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