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William C. Bryan

Medal of Honor Recipients

Photo William C. Bryan

Rank and organization: Hospital Steward, U.S. Army. 
Place and date: At Powder River, Wyo., 17 March 1876. 
Entered service at: St. Louis, Mo. 
Born: 9 September 1850, Zanesville, Ohio. 
Date of issue: 15 June 1899. 
Citation: Accompanied a detachment of cavalry in a charge on a village of hostile Indians and fought through the engagements, having his horse killed under him. He continued to fight on foot, and under severe fire and without assistance conveyed 2 wounded comrades to places of safety, saving them from capture.