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A. Bradbury
A. Bradbury

Federal (USV)


Albert Bradbury

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry


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

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

The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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]

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