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Manuscript Group 249
BRADY FAMILY PAPERS
1814-1964
.6 cu. ft.


Correspondence (includes typescript copies), clippings, photographs, military commissions and certificates, and related genealogical material of the Brady Family, Scotch-Irish pioneers who settled on the Conodoguinet Creek near Shippensburg around 1750. The majority of the correspondence, commissions, and photographs pertain to the military career of George K. Brady (b. 1839, d. 1899) who originally enlisted in Company B of the 12th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, at the beginning of the Civil War, and who later served in the 14th Infantry, U.S.A. Also included are clippings and printed material pertaining to Captain John Brady, "West Branch Hero of 1776," and the erection of a monument in recognition of his services in the defense of the western settlements against the Indians.




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