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Brown, Alexander (1843-1906)

Brown, Alexander (1843-1906)
Historical Note
Born at Glenwood, Nelson County, Virginia, Alexander Brown was deafened while serving in the Confederate Army in the explosion of a powder-boat near Fort Fisher, N.C. He married Caroline Augusta Cabell and after her death, Sarah Randolph Cabell. He was the author of The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin and other works.

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Alexander Brown Papers (I), 1815-1910
Alexander Brown Papers (II), 1748-1900
Cabell-Brown Papers, 1885-1894
Digital Content
List of the Earliest Settlers of Old Amherst, 1890