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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William McBryar

1861-1941

 
 
William McBryar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. William McBryar Marker
Inscription.  Buffalo Soldier & officer. In 1890 awarded Medal of Honor. His long career exemplified struggles of black soldiers of the era. House stood here.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-108.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Buffalo Soldiers, the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 36° 4.303′ N, 79° 46.753′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on East Market Street (Alternate U.S. 29) 0.1 miles west of North/South Dudley Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bennett College (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. A. & T. University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Ronald E. McNair (approx. 0.2 miles away); Piedmont Railroad (approx.
Wide view of the William McBryar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the William McBryar Marker
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half a mile away); Christian Isley House (approx. half a mile away); Edward R. Murrow (approx. half a mile away); Immanuel College (approx. half a mile away); Francis McNairy House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  Google Books: Black valor: buffalo soldiers and the Medal of Honor, 1870-1898 By Frank N. Schubert. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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