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army officer

William Carey Brown, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal for services in World War and Silver Star Citation “for gallantry in action” at Santiago, Cuba, 1898. Appointed brigadier general United States Army, retired February 28, 1927. Engaged in historical research pertaining to Indian Wars.

Background

Brown, William Carey was born on December 19, 1854 in Traverse des Sioux, Minnesota, United States. Son of Garretson Addison and Sue (Carey) Brown.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877, Infantry and Cavalry School, 1883.

Career

President Cantonment Site Board, Eastern Department, 1917. General United States Army, retired February 28, 1927. Engaged in historical research pertaining to Indian Wars.

Connections

father:
Garretson Addison Brown

mother:
Sue (Carey) Brown