Photograph of sheet music 'The Old Flag Will Triumph Yet' a song in memory of Col. T. F. Brodhead. 1863. Words by J.E. Parker Doyle, music by J. Henry Whittemore.
Brodhead, Thornton F., Gross Isle. First Lieutenant, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, April 9, 1847. Brevet Captain Aug. 20, 1847 "for gallant and meritorious conduct at Contreras and Cherubusco." Captain Dec. 2, 1847. Disbanded July 31st, 1848. Re-entered service in First Michigan Cavalry, at organization as Colonel. Commissioned Aug. 22, 1861, at Detroit. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Died Sept. 2, 1862, of wounds received in action at Bull Run, Va., Aug. 30, 1862. Brevet Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers to date Aug. 30, 1862.