Age 58. Born in Morgan Co., Indiana, son of William and Sarah Graves Brick, natives of Ohio. He was the 5th of their 11 children. At age 16, enlisted in Co. H, 33rd W. Va. Inf. Regiment; served 3 years. [W. Va. is given in cemetery index as correct state.] Taken prisoner at Thompson's Station, confined 32 days at Libby Prison. Exchanged and returned to active duty; was with Genl. Sherman on historic march to the sea. Suffered sunstroke at Peach Tree Creek. Discharged at Indianapolis, July 18, 1865. Married Jane Brewer on August 6, 1865. They had five children: Anna Eliza, Mary F., Minnie J., Elsie D., and Ella M. Engaged in farming after the War, but impaired health forced him to abandon work.