b. 1840 Elizabeth, New Jersey. d. 02/03/1898 New Jersey.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.
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. He was honored with the award on 10 May 1865.
Brant joined the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry in May 1861, and was commissioned as an officer in February 1865. He mustered out with his regiment in June 1865.
Capture of battle flag of 46th North Carolina (C.S.A.).
BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, HILLSIDE, NEW JERSEY.
Section A, Lot 136, Grave 4
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