Samuel H. Bryan

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Rank - Second Lieutenant
Company - D
Regiment - 31
Born - ca 1834
Died - 31 May 1864
Township - St. Mary's

Samuel H. Bryan/Bryant enlisted at Auburn, NC  at the age of 26 on 18 September 1861 and was mustered in as a Sergeant.  He was captured at Roanoke Island, NC on 8 February 1862 and paroled at Elizabeth City, NC two weeks later.  Appointed a 2nd Lieutenant in September 1862.  He died 31 May 1864 near Gaines’ Mill, VA.   2nd Lt. Bryan is the son of  Needham Bryan and Sarah Jones.   His brothers that died in the Civil War were:  Henry C. Bryan and Needham F. Bryan.

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