Brown, George (1790-1865)
Brown, Sir George (1790-1865), British general, was born and died at Linkwood, near Elgin. He served in the Peninsula (1808-13) and in the Crimean war (1854-55) commanded the Light Division, being wounded at Inkermann. In 1860 he became commander-in-chief in Ireland.
1. Chamber's Biographical Dictionary, Philadelphia, 1926, page 138.
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