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Sanford Bradbury
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
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Born in Sussex County, New Jersey, he earned the Medal of Honor while serving as First Sergeant, Company L, 8th United States Cavalry during the Indian Wars at Hell Canyon, Arizona, on July 3, 1869.

He died on December 7, 1911 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Bertha E. Corbett Bradbury (1850-1928), is buried with him.


BRADBURY, SANFORD

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Hell Canyon, Arizona, 3 July 1869. Entered service at. ------. Birth: Sussex County, New Jersey. Date of issue: 3 March 1870.

Citation: Conspicuous gallantry in action.



Sanford Bradbury Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins


S Bradbury Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

BRADBURY, SANFORD
6TH U. S. COLORED CA
DATE OF DEATH: 12/07/1911
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2162-WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BRADBURY, BERTHA E WIDOW OF SANFORD
DATE OF DEATH: 10/10/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 2162
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Sanford Bradbury Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003