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A. Bradbury

A. Bradbury

Federal (USV)


Albert Bradbury

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company M, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry on 26 August 1861. He was promoted from Corporal to Sergeant to First Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He had been under arrest for "a trivial offense" and was released on the 17 September by Captain Heyl.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, Company D, on 1 May 1863 to rank from 1 December 1862. He mustered out with his Company on 24 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information, his presence at Antietam, and his picture here from Rawle1 with some details from Bates2.


1   Rawle, William Brooke, and Regimental History Committee, History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the American Civil War, 1861-1865, Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Company, 1905, pp. 119 - 125, 321  [AotW citation 13539]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13546]