Bridges, Albert a colored Lutheran missionary, was born in South Carolina about 1845. In 1863 he emigrated with a colony of colored people to Liberia, where he remained a year and a half. While there he was connected for a short time with the Lutheran Muhlenberg Mission, but soon returned to America to prepare himself for missionary work. He spent three years studying at the Missionary Institute, and for a time was engaged as an agent for the American Tract Society. He died at Milton, Pennsylvania, June 30, 1871. See Lutheran Observer, August 4, 1871.