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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description John Brown.

"Born a slave in 1838. Ran away and joined the Union Navy in 1862. At the end of the war, when mustered out, he had practically nothing but a thin suit of work clothes. He wandered out from Boston. Knew no one or where to go. Stopped at the house of Adam Peters on East Street, Lexington, met a friendly welcome and remained there. Was an honored member of the Hancock Church for many years. His courtly bow and kindly manner will always be remembered."

(Cataloger's note: See Charles Hudson's History of Lexington, 1913 ed., Vol. I, p. 450.)
Object ID Worthen.slideF
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Brown, John
Search Terms Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)
George G. Meade Post 119, G.A.R.
G.A.R., George G. Meade Post 119
Subjects Portrait photographs
African Americans
Title John H. Brown
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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