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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

John L. Bradford

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried student from Hunstsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company I, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA. He was promoted to Corporal in March 1862 and Sergeant in July.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

In action from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 to Gettysburg, PA, where he was severely wounded on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, with his death year as 1862. "L" may be Logan, from pension Application filed by Mollie Bradford, widow, in Madison County, AL.

Birth

Date not known in AL

Death

Date not known; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15729]