BRYANT, ANDREW S.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company A, 46th Massachusetts Infantry. Place
and Date: At New Bern, N.C., 23 May 1863. Entered Service At: Massachusetts. Born:
3 March 1841, Springfield, Mass. Date of Issue: 13 August 1873.
By his courage and judicious disposition of his guard of 16 men, stationed in a small
earthwork at the head of the bridge, held in check and repulsed for a half hour a fierce
attack of a strong force of the enemy, thus probably saving the city New Bern from