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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

William Brant Jr.

  • Rank: Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Brevet Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    1st New Jersey Veteran Battalion
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 3, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of battle flag of 46th North Carolina (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: 1840, Elizabeth, Union County, NJ, United States
  • Died: March 2, 1898, Elizabeth, NJ, United States
  • Buried: The Evergreen Cemetery (MH) (A-136-4), Hillside, NJ, United States

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