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A. Bradley

A. Bradley

Federal (USV)


Adoniram J. Bradley

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 34, a farmer from Russell on enlistment in December 1861. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 21 May 1862. He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to First Lieutenant 19 September 1862. Wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Commissioned Captain 22 January 1863. Resigned 21 November 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. His photograph from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection2.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 190 - 191  [AotW citation 5902]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <>, Source page: pg. 4925  [AotW citation 6944]