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Hilton Ultimus Brown, Jr. was the son of Hilton U. and Jennie Brown. He was born August 9, 1894. He was part of Battery D, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Division. He died during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on November 3, 1918 and was awarded the Croix de Guerre. He was buried in Beaumont, France.
This exhibition will be presented in parts during 2017 and 2018. From cases of artifacts to displays of art, there will be a range of ways to enjoy and experience this exhibition.
From April 6, 2017 through Nov. 11, 2018, the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First World War. With several installations and exhibitions available in our public spaces, the ISMHS will explore Indiana’s contributions to the war effort. Along with the personal and political sacrifices Hoosiers made – visitors will learn more about this challenging historical period, as well as honoring Indiana’s veterans.
Questions about what will be on view during your visit? Please call guest services at 317.232.1637.