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BRYAN, WILLIAM

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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 two wounded comrades to places of safety, saving them from capture.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Hospital Steward U.S. Army

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1876 Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio

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 two wounded comrades to places of safety, saving them from capture.