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William Brant
Born 1840
Died March 2, 1898
Place of birth Elizabeth, New Jersey
Buried at Hillside, New Jersey
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Years of service May 16, 1861 to June 29, 1865
Rank Lieutenant
Unit New Jersey Company B, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Lieutenant William Brant (1840 to March 2, 1898[1]) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Brant received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action at Petersburg, Virginia on 3 April 1865.[2] He was honored with the award on 10 May 1865.[3][4]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Capture of battle flag of 46th North Carolina (C.S.A.).[2][3]

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