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BROWNELL, FRANCIS

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Killed the murderer of Col. Ellsworth at the Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. First Civil War deed to merit Medal of Honor.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: First Lieutenant) Company A, 11th New York Infantry (Ellsworth's Zouaves)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 Troy, Rensselaer County, New York

Citation

Killed the murderer of Col. Ellsworth at the Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. First Civil War deed to merit Medal of Honor.