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William McBryar
Birth: Feb. 14, 1861
Elizabeth City
Pasquotank County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1941
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in Company B, 10th United States Cavalry, serving in Arizona on May 11, 1889, when he earned his Medal. His citation reads: Distinguished himself for coolness, bravery and marksmanship while his troop was in pursuit of hostile Apache Indians. He was awarded his Medal on May 15, 1890. He was one of only eighteen black soldiers to win the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars, and the only recipient of the 10th U.S. Cavalry. He was more educated than most recruits, having attended three years of college and being proficient in Spanish. He later rose to the rank of First Lieutenant. He helped to give the Buffalo Soldiers a proud heritage.  (bio by: Ugaalltheway) 
 
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 Parents:
  Rose McBryar Black (1845 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Sallie B Waugh McBryar (1866 - 1928)*
 
 Sibling:
  William McBryar (1861 - 1941)
  Ennis Black (1882 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4 Lot 2738-B
 
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Record added: Sep 19, 2003
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