David E. Brown
Adjutant, 14th South Carolina Infantry
Confederate States of America
was the first Confederate officer to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
He was from Townville, South Carolina and was wounded in battle in Virginia
on May 12, 1864 and died on May 25, 1864 at Judiciary Square Hospital in
Washington, D.C. at the age of 23.
He lies in Section 16 of Arlington
National Cemtery, near the Confederate Memorial.
Updated: 27 May 2003 Updated: 1 September 2005 Updated: 25 June 2006