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CMOHS.org - Hospital Steward BRYAN, WILLIAM C., U.S. Army

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BRYAN, WILLIAM C.

Rank: Hospital Steward
Organization: U.S. Army
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Born: 9 September 1850, Zanesville, Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Powder River, Wyo., 17 March 1876
 
 


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Citation

Accompanied a detachment of cavalry in a charge on a village of hostile Indians and fought through the engagements, having his horse killed under him. He continued to fight on foot, and under severe fire and without assistance conveyed 2 wounded comrades to places of safety, saving them from capture.