Edward DeWelden Brenneman, 1st Reg’t., P.R.V.C.

[Born in Pennsylvania – Appointed from Pennsylvania]
Military History. – Assistant Surgeon 30th Pennsylvania Volunteers, June, 1861. Acting Assistant Surgeon of a Hospital at Alexandria, Va. Assistant Surgeon U.S. Army, April, 1862. With the 2nd and 3rd U.S. Infantry, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, July to August 1862. Hospital duty, Philadelphia, Penn, September, 1862, to March 1863. With the 12th U.S. Infantry, Army of the Potomac, April to December, 1863. With the 2nd Division, 5th Corps Field Hospital, and with the 3rd U.S. Infantry, 5th Corps, to February, 1864. Charge of Field Hospital, to April 1864. Special duty with division ambulance-train to May, 1864. Special duty, to July 1864. With General Grant”s escort and staff, to April, 1867. Brevet Major U.S. Army, for faithful and meritorious services during the war. Resigned, April, 1867.1

  1. Military Records of Civilian Appointments in the United States Army. By Guy V. Henry, Volume I. New York: D. Van Nostrand, Publisher, 1873.