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b. 1843 Putnam County, New York. d. 19/06/1878 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1865 Appomattox, Virginia.

 

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.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of engineer flag, Army of Northern Virginia.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FRIENDS CEMETERY, CORNWALL, NEW YORK.

Lot 135

William John Brewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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