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b. 1822 Plymouth, Massachusetts.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 24/12/1864 to 22/02/1865 Fort Fisher/Wilmington, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. He entered the Union Navy in Portsmouth, Maine. His subsequent life after the war is undocumented and unknown.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served as sailmaker's mate on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Williams was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under the fire of the enemy throughout these various actions.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anthony Williams