Brownell W. Lee. Following an illness of several months, Brownell W. Lee, a veteran of the Cival War and member of Hamilton-Sleight Post, G.A.R., died at his home, 40 Virginia Ave- nue, Poughkeepsie, Tuesday. Mr. Lee was seventy-four years old and was a native of Poughkeepsie. He was widely known and highly re- spected. Mr. Lee leaves nine chil- dren. The funeral was held from Mr. Lee's late home Friday after- noon at half-past two o'clock. Rev. S. Wright Butler officiated. Mr. Lee was the last of the men from this section to survive the hor- rors of Libby Prison. When eight- een years old he enlisted in the Union Army in New York. That was at the outbreak of the war in 1861. He was later assigned to Company H, 61st Regiment. He was wound- ed at Malvern Hill in the following year and a few months later was discharged from the service because of his wounds. He returned to New York and re-enlisted in Com- pany F, New York Cavalry. He served during the war and was hon- orably discharged. The bullet which he received at Malvern Hill he car- ried to his grave. Mr. Lee was a patriotic American in every sense and his passing is regretted by all who knew him.