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mocrat chosen to that position after the war. He was the second member of his family to be thus honored, his brother, Neil S. Brown, having been governor from 1847 to 1849. One of the leading issues of Governor Brown's administration was the State dGovernor Brown's administration was the State debt, which at the beginning of his term amounted to $43,000,000 bonded, besides a large floating debt. At the close of his administration in 1875 (he having served two terms), the bonded debt had been reduced to $20,000,000, the large floating debtdress, one of the most beautiful and cultured women of the South. Their elegant home was in Nashville. The death of General Brown occurred at Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., August 17, 1889. Brigadier-General Alexander W. Campbell Brigadier-Genek, July 7, 1864. At Jonesboro, September 1st, he was in temporary command of Cheatham's division. He led his brigade in Brown's division at Franklin, November 30, 1864, up to the enemy's works, but fell mortally wounded in the charge, and gave up