|You are here: Cambria > Books > Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen > pg.1198|
|Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen|
to Baltimore for one month, in consequence of injury. February, 1864, he was granted a leave of absence of five days and returned at end of time. He was honorably discharged June 14, 1865, at Jarvis hospital, Baltimore, Md. He had two brothers who served under the old flag, John and Sylvester, the latter was taken prisoner at Fairfax and was confined in Libby prison one month; his wife also had two brothers in service, James and John. His great-grandfather, Michael McGuire served in the Revolutionary war, ranking as Capt.; his grandfather, Richard McGuire, served as Capt. In the war of 1812-14. Comrade Bradley is a member of Sergt. McClosky Post, No. 314; he is a clocksmith and his address is Loretto, Pa.
Son of Robert T. and Margaret (Weaver) Brady, deceased, was born in Indiana county, Pa., June 11, 1842. The maiden name of his wife, to whom he was married in 1862, in the county, was Mary A. Smith. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1844, and was a daughter of John and Mary (Smith) Smith, long since deceased. Comrade Brady fought and suffered the hardships of army life as a soldier during the late war, and was a private in Co. A, 61st Pa. V. I. He had been engaged as a carpenter when he was enrolled Aug. 21, 1861, at Marion Center, Pa., when 19 years of age. He was wounded in left arm at the battle of Fair Oaks; he was put on hospital boat and taken to Philadelphia, where he received medical treatment. He was honorably discharged in the fall of 1862 at Harrisburg, Pa., and re-enlisted July, 1863, as a private in Co. C, State Militia, and was soon made 2d Sergt. He again re-enlisted Aug. 20, 1864, in Co. F, 206th Pa. V. I., as 2d Sergt., and soon rose to the rank of Sergt.-Maj. He took part in the battle of Fair Oaks during his first enlistment; the remainder of his service consisted of scouting, skirmishing, guard and garrison duty. He was honorably discharged June 26, 1865, at Richmond, Va. The brother Thomas served in 206th Pa. V. I.; his grandfather, John Brady, served in the Revolutionary war; his wife's brother Henry served in the late war. Capt. Samuel Brady, the famous Indian scout, is a connection of our subject. Comrade Brady is engaged in the mining business and his address is Chambersville, Pa.
Was born in Indiana county, Pa., Feb. 14, 1840, and was a son of Solomon and Nancy (Boyles) Braughler, deceased. Elizabeth Dotey became his companion on life's journey in 1862 in this county. She was a daughter of George and Hannah Dotey, deceased, and was born