General Hugh Brady (1768-1851)

Brady had a long and distinguished military career. In 1792, he served with General Anthony Wayne in the campaign against the Northwest Indians. During the War of 1812, he led the 22nd Infantry in the Battle of Chippewa and also commanded forces at the battles of Lundy’s Lane where he was gravely wounded. He took command of the 2nd Infantry at Sackett's Harbor, New York in 1819 and was promoted to brigadier general in 1822. He led the 2nd Infantry to Sault Ste. Marie and established a garrison there which eventually became Fort Brady. He was given command of the Northwestern Department of the Army at Detroit. In 1848, Brady was promoted to major general.

1850 circa 5 years
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