|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Fort Hindman|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Boatswain's Mate Charles Bradley (born 1838) was an Irish sailor who fought in the American Civil War. Bradley received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action aboard the USS Louisville and the Battle of Fort Hindman on January 10 and 11, 1863. He was honored with the award on 3 April 1863.
Bradley was born in Ireland in 1838. He enlisted in the Navy from New York, and was assigned to the USS Louisville.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Carrying out his duties through the thick of battle and acting as captain of a 9-inch gun, Bradley consistently showed, "Attention to duty, bravery, and coolness in action against the enemy."
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