Captain L.D. Bradley

Captain L.D. Bradley (HMOR4)

Location: Fairfield, TX 75840 Freestone County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 43.529', W 96° 9.596'

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(1831 - 1886)

Came to Texas from Alabama in 1855. Civil War commanded Co.B, 2nd Battalion, Waul's Texas Legion. On May 22, 1863, was a leader of one of most daring defensive actions in the Siege of Vicksburg. Volunteered, along with 20 of his won men and 18 others, to seal off a Federal penetration into the Confederate fort defending the Mississippi River; acted under fire.

Later commanded a regiment in defense of Texas coast and in 1864 Red River Campaign to prevent Federal invasion of Texas.

Prominent citizen and lawyer, Texas legislator, district judge.
HM NumberHMOR4
Marker Number9860
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState historical survey committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 769105 N 3513517
Decimal Degrees31.72548333, -96.15993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.529', W 96° 9.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 31.74" N, 96° 9' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 Commerce St, Fairfield TX 75840, US
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