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R. Bradley
R. Bradley

Federal (USV)


Ralph Bradley

(1844 - 1921)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
An 18 year old coal miner living in Temperanceville, he enlisted in Company I, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He served from Antietam to Mine Run, then was transferred to 24th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, on March 7, 1864. He was discharged by General Order, May 24, 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates and his index cards, who has him as Alfred Bradley. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Burial Place: Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, PA


1   Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 492 - 592  [AotW citation 13606]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13629]

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