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Pvt William Tecumseh Bridwell
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Birth: 1845
Virginia, USA
Death: 1927
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

Confederate Soldier. Bridwell was a grocer living in Canon City, Colorado in 1880. At that time he was married, his wife's name was Barbara and she was born in Missouri. She died a year later. He outlived two more wives after that, Lulu who died in 1899 and Ella, born in Canada, who died in 1926. By 1920 he had become a real estate broker.

On May 1, 1864 he had enlisted in Warrenton Light Artillery Regiment of Virginia and served in Captain Utterback's company; the regiment surrendered on April 9, 1865 at the Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Bridwell's record is annotated "distinguished service." The regimental history for this unit shows they participated in the following battles:

Fought on 02 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA.
Fought on 03 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.
Fought on 04 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.
Fought on 04 July 1863 at South Mountain, MD.
Fought on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA.
Fought on 13 November 1863 at Warrenton, VA.
Fought on 15 December 1863 at Warrenton, VA.
Fought on 20 December 1863 at Clarke County, VA.
Fought on 25 December 1863 at Warrenton, VA.
Fought on 31 January 1864 at Madison County, VA.
Fought on 10 March 1864.
Fought on 12 March 1864.
Fought on 15 March 1864.
Fought on 05 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA.
Fought on 01 June 1864.
Fought on 02 July 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
Fought on 24 January 1865 at Dutch Gap, VA.
Fought on 03 March 1865.
Fought on 02 April 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 03 April 1865 at Hospital, Richmond, VA.
Fought on 03 April 1865 at Richmond, VA.
Fought on 05 May 1865 at Fairfax, VA.
Fought on 08 May 1865 at Fairfax, VA.
Fought on 15 May 1865 at Fairfax, VA.





 
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Jun 21, 2004
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