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Andrew S. Bryant
Born (1841-03-03)March 3, 1841
Springfield, Massachusetts
Died October 6, 1931(1931-10-06) (aged 90)
Buried
Springfield Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1862–1863
Rank Sergeant Major
Unit Massachusetts 46th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg 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.

Biography

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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