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

Captain Jeremiah Z. 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 Rimmersburg, Pennsylvania in September 1862, and was commissioned as an officer the next year. He was mustered out in June 1865.[4]

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With 100 selected volunteers, assaulted and captured the works of the enemy, together with a number of officers and men.

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