Pvt Abram B. Brant


Pvt Abram B. Brant

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 4 Oct 1878 (aged 28–29)
Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Cenotaph Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Section 2, Row 4, Site 187
Memorial ID 7726078 View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in New York City, he served as a Private in Company D, 7th Calvary, US Army. During the Battle of the Little Big Horn Montana, on June 25, 1876, Private Brant brought water for the wounded under heavy enemy fire. For most prestigious gallantry, he was to be awarded the Medal of Honor on October 5, 1878. He died the night before he was to receive the Medal of Honor in a shooting accident while passing his revolver to the First Sergeant at Camp J.G. Sturgis, Dakota Territory.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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