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William McBryar

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    10th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 7, 1890
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Arizona Territory, USA
Distinguished himself for coolness, bravery, and marksmanship while his troop was in pursuit of hostile Apache Indians.
Medal of Honor Recipient William McBryar
Medal of Honor Recipient William McBryar
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 15, 1890
  • Born: February 14, 1861, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, NC, United States
  • Died: March 8, 1941, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (MH) (4-2738-B), Arlington, VA, United States

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