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Edward Stuyvesant Bragg

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Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, American congressman. member Charleston Convention, 1860. Captain 6th Wisconsin Infantry, July 16, 1861; member 45th, 46th. 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 49th Congress (1885-1887).

Background

Bragg, Edward Stuyvesant was born on February 20, 1827 in Unadilla, New York, United States. Son of Joel and Margaretha (Kohl) Bragg.

Education

Student Geneva and Hobart colls. Doctor of Laws, Hobart, 1898, Appleton, 1902.

Career

District attorney, Fond du Lac County, 1854-1856. Member Charleston Convention, 1860. Captain 6th Wisconsin Infantry, July 16, 1861.

Major, September 17, 1861. Lieutenant colonel, June 21, 1862. Colonel, March 24, 1863.

Brigadier general vols., June 25, 1864. Honorary mustered out, October 9, 1865. Delaware Democratic National convs., 1861, 1872, 1884, 1802, 1896, Union Convention, Philadelphia, 1866.

Member 45th, 46th. 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 49th Congress (1885-1887). Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico, 1888-1889. Prominent gold Democrat, 1896.

Supported McKinley, 1900. Consul-general at Havana, May 19-September 15, 1902, at Hongkong, China, 1902-1906. Home: Fond du Lac, Wis.

Membership

Member Charleston Convention, 1860. Captain 6th Wisconsin Infantry, July 16, 1861. Member 45th, 46th. 47th Congresses (1877-1883), 49th Congress (1885-1887).

Connections

Married Cornelia Colman, January 2, 1854.

father:
Joel Bragg

mother:
Margaretha (Kohl) Bragg

spouse:
Cornelia Colman