Thornsbury Bailey Brown
1829 – 1861
Who was Thornsbury Bailey Brown?
Thornsbury Bailey Brown of Taylor County, Virginia is generally considered the first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. Brown, a member of a Virginia militia or volunteer company which supported the Union with the grade of private, was killed by a member of a Virginia militia or volunteer company which supported the Confederacy at Fetterman, Virginia on May 22, 1861. The members of both companies were from the same general vicinity of Taylor County.
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- May 15, 1829
- May 22, 1861
- Resting place
- Grafton National Cemetery
on July 23, 2013
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