Sgt. George Washington Bradley was a Sgt. in Co. E, 2nd. SC Rifles. The 2nd. Rifles fought in Virginia as part of Longstreet's Corps. in Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. George was wounded during the 7 days Battles around Richmond in 862. He was wounded again in the Battle of 2nd. Manassas. In 1863, he was a Sgt. and accompanied Longstreet's Corps. when they were transferred to Northern Georgia. He was wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga, but survived and was killed a month later in the Battle of Wauchatchie(sp) Lookout Mtn. TN. On Page 311 of the South Carolina volume of Confederate Military History is the following entry: "Captain Bowen was severely wounded and Sergt. G. W. Bradley, a noble soldier, was killed."
George was born in Pickens County, SC in 1839. He married Margaret Robinson, also born in SC. Their daughter, Georgia Anna Bradley, whose father never got to see her as he was killed while away defending the Confederacy, was my Great-grandmother.
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