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Louis Williams

Also Known As: "Ludwig Andreas Olsen Williams"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Christiana (Oslo), Norway
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Ole Andersen Næs and Abigel Sørine Larsdatter
Brother of Johan Oluf Olesen and Johanne Elisabeth Olesdatter

Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Louis Williams

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor (First Award) to Captain of the Hold Louis Williams, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic conduct in jumping overboard from the U.S.S Lackawanna, 16 March 1883, at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, and rescuing from drowning Thomas Moran, Landsman.

Action Date: March 16, 1883

Service: Navy

Rank: Captain of the Hold

Division: U.S.S. Lackawanna

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor (Second Award) to Captain of the Hold Louis Williams, United States Navy, for gallant and heroic conduct while serving on board the U.S.S. Lackawanna. Captain of the Hold Williams rescued from drowning William Cruise, who had fallen overboard at Callao Peru, 13 June 1884.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 326 (October 18, 1884)

Action Date: June 13, 1884

Service: Navy

Rank: Captain of the Hold

Division: U.S.S. Lackawanna

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1845
1845
Christiana (Oslo), Norway
1886
February 20, 1886
Age 41
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Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA