b. 1843 Putnam County, New York. d. 19/06/1878 Cornwall, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1865 Appomattox, Virginia.
Brewer served in the Union Army in the 2nd New York Cavalry. He received the Medal of Honor on May 3, 1865, for his actions during the Appomattox campaign.
Capture of engineer flag, Army of Northern Virginia.
BURIAL LOCATION: FRIENDS CEMETERY, CORNWALL, NEW YORK.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.