Robert Brady, a well-known farmer of Chartiers township, died at his home Thursday morning, May 22, in the 67th year of his age. Mr. Brady was a Civil war veteran, enlisting in the Jefferson Guards, Company D, 10th P. R. V. C., April, 1861, serving with the company through all campaigns up to their muster out, June 1864, and was discharged as orderly sergeant of his company. His record as a brave and faithful soldier was of the best. The deceased was held in high esteem by his neighbors and fellow soldiers and citizens as an upright and honorable man. He is survived by four brothers, Joshua, Samuel, Frank and Jackson.
Funeral services at the First Presbyterian church Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment in Oak Spring cemetery.
Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.