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John Harties Brown
Born 1834
Died January 30, 1905
Place of birth New Brunswick, Canada
Buried at Arlington, Virginia
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Captain
Unit Kentucky Company D, 12th Kentucky Infantry
Battles/wars Second Battle of Franklin
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Captain John Harties Brown (1834 to January 30, 1905[1]) was a Canadian soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Brown received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Second Battle of Franklin in Tennessee on 30 November 1864. He was honored with the award on 13 February 1865.[1][2][3][4][5]


Brown was born in New Brunswick, Canada in 1834 and first entered the service at Charlestown, Massachusetts. He enlisted into the 12th Kentucky Infantry.[2]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Capture of flag.[1][2][3]

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