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Gen John Simpson Bratton

Gen John Simpson Bratton

Birth
Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Death 12 Jan 1898 (aged 66)
Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 9506 · View Source
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Brigadier General, Confederate States Army. He was educated at South Carolina College and received a diploma in medicine. Bratton enlisted a private in the 6th South Carolina Volunteers. He served in Charleston and Seven Pines, where he was wounded and captured. Bratton was promoted to Brigadier General on May 6, 1864 after the death of General Micah Jenkins. He surrender the largest brigade at Appomattox. After the war, he was elected to the South Carolina State Senate 1865-1866 and a member of Congress in 1884-1885.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen John Simpson Bratton (7 Mar 1831–12 Jan 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9506, citing Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery, Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .