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Thomas Jefferson  Brady
Brigadier General, United States Army
Public Official
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Thomas Jefferson Brady born at Muncie, Indiana, February 12, 1839. He was educated at Asbury College (now De Pauw University). He studied law but did not practice.  He married Emmeline Wolfe, 1864.

He served as Superintendent, Muncie Schools, then Captain and Major, 8th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 1861-63, as Colonel 117th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 1863-64, as Colonel, 140th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 1864-65, as Brevet Brigadier General, March 13, 1865.

Following the Civil War he served as United States Consul, St Thomas, West Indies, 1870-75;  Supervisor, Internal Revenue, 1875-76. 2nd Assistant Postmaster General, 1876-81. He made his home at Colonial Beach, Virginia and died  in 1904. 1839-1904. He is buried adjacent to Edward W. Brady.  He was mustered out of the service, February 29, 1864. He was then appointed Colonel, 140th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, October 24, 1864. He was breveted Brigadier, United States Volunteers, for war service. He is buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.

 Buried adjacent to Edward Wright Brady, First Lieutenant, 6th United States Cavalry. 1848-1903


BRADY, THOMAS J
117TH INDA. VOL. INF
DATE OF DEATH: 04/23/1904
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1518-SS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 31 October 2001  Updated: 14 June 2003 Updated: 3 May 2004 Updated: 31 December 2005
Civil War Medal
 
 
 
 


 

TJ Brady Gravesite PHOTO

EW Brady Gravesite PHOTO
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004