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Bradford Alden

Army Officer

Centurion, 1860–1864

Full Name Bradford Ripley Alden

Born 6 May 1811 in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Died 10 September 1870 in Newport, Rhode Island

Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposed by Gulian C. Verplanck

Elected 7 April 1860 at age forty-eight

Archivist’s Note: Father of R. Percy Alden