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Andrew S. Bryant
March 3, 1841|
|Died||October 6, 1931(aged 90)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1862–1863|
|Unit||46th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Andrew Symmes Bryant (March 3, 1841 – October 6, 1931) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bryant received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action at New Bern, North Carolina, on May 23, 1863. He was honored with the award on August 13, 1873.
Bryant was born on March 3, 1841 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He joined the Army from Springfield in August 1862, and mustered out with his regiment in July 1863.
Bryant died on October 6, 1931 and his remains are interred at the Springfield Cemetery.
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