Sunday Memorial Day Service
May 29, 2011
667 Mount Road, Aston, PA   19014                                                 610-459-2013
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Aston, PA       19014


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Every year Bradbury Camp #149 honors Sgt. Jones Bradbury with a ceremony at
Calvary Episcopal Church at the beginning of April.  This year the ceremony took  
place as part of the Memorial Day rememberance on May 29 at Calvary Episcopal

Bradbury Camp #149 is part of  The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
(SUVCW) which is a patriotic and educational organization dedicated to honoring
the soldiers who fought to preserve the Union.

Bradbury Camp is named for Sergeant Jones Bradbury.  Sgt. Bradbury was a
resident of Delaware County and Sunday school teacher at Calvary when he
enlisted in the 26th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (PVI).  He was wounded in
1863, but recovered and returned to active duty.  His enlistment was completed in
May 1864, but he re-enlisted for the duration of the war in the 99th PVI. He was
subsequently captured and imprisoned at Andersonville, but was later paroled and
again returned to his unit. He was mortally wounded on April 6, 1865, just 3 days
before the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia surrendered at Appomattox.

Those from Bradbury Camp #149 and the Women's Auxiliary  taking part in the
Sunday service included:  Andy Lefko, Robert McGonigle, Michael O'Neal, and
Aldeth Pacana.

To read the sermon,
Advocates for the Orphaned: Hattie's Boys, given by Andy
please click here.

For more information about Camp Bradbury and to see pictures from the 2010 ceremony,
please click here.