Jeremiah Z. Brown

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Jeremiah Zachariah Brown
Jeremiah Zachariah Brown.jpg
Born (1839-11-07)November 7, 1839
Rural Valley, Pennsylvania
Died February 19, 1916(1916-02-19) (aged 76)
Buried at Squirrel Hill Cemetery, New Bethlehem, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1862 - 1865
Rank Captain
Brevet Major
Unit Company K, 148th Pennsylvania Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor

Captain Jeremiah Zachariah Brown (November 7, 1839 – February 19, 1916)[1] was a Union soldier who fought in the American Civil War with the 148th Pennsylvania Infantry.[2] He was one of four members of the regiment to receive the Medal of Honor:[3] the United States' highest award for bravery during combat.

Brown joined the army from Rimersburg, Pennsylvania in September 1862, and was commissioned as an officer the next year. He was mustered out in June 1865. [4]