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CMOHS.org - Sergeant BRYANT, ANDREW S., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BRYANT, ANDREW S.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 46th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: 3 March 1841, Springfield, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Massachusetts
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Place / Date: At New Bern, N.C., 23 May 1863
 
 


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Citation

By his courage and judicious disposition of his guard of 16 men, stationed in a small earthwork at the head of the bridge, held in check and repulsed for a half hour a fierce attack of a strong force of the enemy, thus probably saving the city New Bern from capture.