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William A. Bray
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Birth: 1834
Surry County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

He was a Confederate Soldier.
CO B
2nd Infantry Bttn.
NC TROOPS
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William married Martha in Surry County, N.C. on 18 December 1856.
They had at least 2 children:
Susan, b.1857
Thomas, b.1860
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Martha married Terrell Bledsoe after William died.
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William enlisted on 10 August 1861 at Dobson, N.C. into Co. B, 2nd N.C. Infantry Regiment.
He was 27 years old.
He was made Sergeant that day.
He was taken prisoner by the enemy at Roanoke Island on 8 Feb 1862 and received parole on 21 Feb 1862.
He made 2nd Lt. on 17 Dec 1862.
William suffered a wound a Gettysburg Pa. on 1 July 1863 and died that night.
His body was removed from Gettysburg in 1871 to the Confederate Cemetery at Oakwood, Raleigh, N.C.
He is buried in Grave # 512.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry C. Bray (1810 - 1867)
  Martha M. Poindexter Bray (1816 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Bledsoe*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Henry Bray (1860 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
2nd Lieut
WILLIAM A BRAY
CO B
2 BN NC INF
CSA
1834-1863
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: 512
 
Maintained by: deegraver
Originally Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: May 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19427913
William A. Bray
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William A. Bray
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William A. Bray
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