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Thomas Wilson Bradley

  • Birth 6 Apr 1844 Sheffield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • Death 30 May 1920 Walden, Orange County, New York, USA
  • Burial Walden, Orange County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 7203286

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant, in Company H, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia on May 3, 1863. Hic citation reads "Volunteered in response to a call and alone, in the face of a heavy fire of musketry and canister, went and procured ammunition for the use of his comrades". He recieved an officer's commission soon afterwards, and rose to Major of the regiment. His Medal was awarded to him on June 10, 1896. After the conclusion of the conflict he entered the political ring, and elected to represent New York's 20th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1903 to 1913. He was one of five 124th New York soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant Private Archibald Freeman, Private Nathan M. Hallock, Corporal George W. Thompkins, and 1st Lieutenant Lewis S. Wisner).

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 22 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7203286
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wilson Bradley (6 Apr 1844–30 May 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7203286, citing Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .