Nathan Williams Brown
Brigadier General, United States Army
Williams Brown, who was born in New York on January 15, 1819, entered the
regular army on the frontier and was in the evacuation of Fort Smith, Arkansas
in 1861. During Civil War he was in the West and promoted to Lieutenant
Colonel, Deputy Paymaster General, April 4, 1864 (he was a Major since
He retired as a Brigadier General, United States Army, Paymaster General of the Army, having been breveted Brigadier General, United States Army, in 1866 for services during the war.
General Brown died on March 4, 1893 and was
buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Brigadier General Nathan Williams Brown