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Gen John Simpson Bratton
Birth: Mar. 7, 1831
Death: Jan. 12, 1898

Brigadier General, Confederate States Army. He was educated at South Carolina College and received a diploma in medicine. Bratton enlisted a private in the 6th South Carolina Volunteers. He served in Charleston and Seven Pines, where he was wounded and captured. Bratton was promoted to Brigadier General on May 6, 1864 after the death of General Micah Jenkins. He surrender the largest brigade at Appomattox. After the war, he was elected to the South Carolina State Senate 1865-1866 and a member of Congress in 1884-1885. 
 
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 Parents:
  William A. Bratton (1773 - 1850)
  Isabelle J. Means Bratton (1789 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Porcher DuBose Bratton (1838 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  William DuBose Bratton (1860 - 1897)*
  Bishop Theodore DuBose Bratton (1862 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  William M. Bratton (____ - 1806)**
  Sarah Elizabeth Bratton (____ - 1815)**
  Nancy Bratton (1804 - 1805)**
  Belle Means Bratton McCaw (1824 - 1905)*
  William M. Bratton (1826 - 1862)*
  John Simpson Bratton (1831 - 1898)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery
Winnsboro
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: May 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9506
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016
A proud Confederate whom fought gallantly in the War of Northern Aggression.
- JM Herman
 Added: Nov. 5, 2015
Rest in Peace Cuz.
- Michael Housley
 Added: Oct. 1, 2015
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