He appeared on the Muster Roll for the period March-April. Then on the May-June Muster Roll, he was listed as absent and remarks stated that he was in Huguenot Springs Hospital about 14 miles west of Richmond. He next appeared on the Muster Roll for the period Sept-Oct, 1864, listed as present.
In February 1865 Pvt. Brown was sent home on sick furlough due to bowel trouble, and did not return for service.
Information provided by Casey N. Brown, gg-grandson of John R. Brown.