|William J. Brewer|
|Died||June 19, 1878|
|Place of birth||Putnam County, New York|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||2nd New York Cavalry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Brewer served in the Union Army in the 2nd New York Cavalry. He received the Medal of Honor on May 3, 1865, for his actions during the Appomattox campaign.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Capture of engineer flag, Army of Northern Virginia.
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