Gen. Edward S. Bragg, U.S.A.


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Gen. Edward S. Bragg, U.S.A.

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A half-body glass plate negative portrait photograph of Union Lieutenant Colonel Edward S. Bragg in uniform

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Glass plate negative of General in uniform

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Lieutenant Colonel Edward Stuyvesant Bragg
(1827 - 1912)
Home State: Wisconsin
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
On the Campaign-In command of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry, part of the famous 4th 'Black Hat' Brigade of the 1st Division, I Corps. He led his Regiment on the South Mountain assault on September 14th. The Brigade was the spearhead of the initial I Corps attack down the Hagerstown Pike against the Confederate Left early on the 17th. He was wounded in the arm on that morning, and retired to the rear soon after. Command at that point devolved on Major Dawes.

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