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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)*
  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
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- Rick and Kathy Wright
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014

- Angel
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
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