Bradley, William S.

Item

Title

Bradley, William S.

Gender

Male

Biography

"History of the Orphan Brigade 1816-1865" by Ed Porter Thompson lists Bradley as transferring into the 2nd Regiment, Co. H in September 1863. He fought with the regiment at Chickamauga, and Mission Ridge, later joining Col. Howard Smith's regiment of Morgan's command. Bradley was killed in June of 1864 at Mount Sterling, Ky.
Lewis Loder wrote entries in his diary referring to William Bradley and his family. "Dillon Bradley got home last night from Mt. Sterling. His son Wm. Bradley was wounded there and died before he got to see him." -16 Jun 1864
"William S. Bradley's remains were brought here on the mailboat from Mt. Sterling, KY and buried in the graveyard below Petersburg." - 2 Dec. 1866

Member

Birth date

circa 1845

Place of birth

Father

Bradley, William

Mother

Teumy, Mary A.

Death date

17 Jun 1864

Place of death

Mt. Sterling, Montgomery, Ky.

Death and burial information

Cause of death: wounds received at Mt. Sterling, Ky.

Military service

Col. Howard Smith's Regiment of Morgan's Command; Captain J.A. Cooper's Co. E, detachment of Morgan's Men

Allegiance

Confederate States of America

Held rank

Private

Place of enlistment

Service began

1 Nov 1862

Service ended

17 Jun 1864 (died)

Resided in

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