Lieutenant Francis Edwin Brownell
United States Army
S. Jerome Uhl
Wars and Conflicts:
Oil on canvas
H x W: 27.5 in. / 43 in.
Bequeathed by Lieutenant F.E. Brownell to the Army and Navy Club
Ballroom Hallway, Second Floor
From ca. 1894: The Army and Navy Club, gift of Lieutenant Brownell’s widow
Lieutenant Francis Brownell served in the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He received the Medal of Honor for his action as an Army private during the first days of the Civil War at the Marshall House in Alexandria, Virginia and was rewarded with a commission in the Regular Army, where he served as an officer for two years. Following the Civil War, he had a career in the Pension Office. He was a member of The Army and Navy Club.