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Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier

Medal of Honor

 
 
Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
1. Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Marker
Inscription.  LT William McBryar was born February 14, 1861. He enlisted în the 10th U.S. Cavalry January 3, 1887 and was assigned to the frontier. He received the Medal of Honor in 1890 for coolness, bravery and marksmanship during the Cherry Creek Campaign in Arizona Territory. He saw additional action at El Caney, Cuba, and in the Philippines. In 1934, at the age of 73, he graduated from Tennessee State Agricultural and Industrial College. He died March 8, 1941 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 234.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansWar, Spanish-AmericanWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 14, 1861.
 
Location. 36° 9.994′ N, 86° 49.61′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 33rd Avenue North south of John A. Merritt Boulevard, on the right
Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
2. Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Grave Marker
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 4 Site 2738-B
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when traveling south. Marker located on Tennessee State University campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111-1123 33rd Avenue North, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. TSU's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (a few steps from this marker); National Negro High School Basketball Tournament (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee State University (approx. ¼ mile away); Hadley Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Juno Frankie Pierce (approx. 0.4 miles away); Club Baron (approx. half a mile away); Preston Taylor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jefferson Street Music District (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
3. Lt William McBryar, Buffalo Soldier Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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