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George Young Bradley
Birth: 1836
West Newbury
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1885
North Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Explorer, Adventurer. He was one of the corps of men who accompanied Major John Wesley Powell on his exploration and mapping of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River in 1869, and quite literally became the one-armed Powell's right-hand man. He was a Lieutenent with the 19th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War and was wounded at Fredericksburg. After the war he re-enlisted in the Army and asked for frontier duty. He met Powell at Fort Bridger as the Major was preparing for his expedition and agreed to accompany Powell if he could gain him a discharge from the Army. Bradley was with Powell during many of his discoveries, and kept a secret journal that has become the primary source material for historians recounting the Powell expedition. After the expedition, Bradley settled near San Diego, California. He returned to West Newbury in poor health, and died at his sister's home there. (bio by: Bob on Gallows Hill) 
Bridge Street Cemetery
West Newbury
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: Bob on Gallows Hill
Record added: Apr 01, 2006
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George Young Bradley
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- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 12, 2015
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Apr. 15, 2013

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