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William Bond

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: March 17, 1892 (53)
Vallejo, Solano, California, USA
Place of Burial: Vallejo, Solano, California, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About William Bond

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boatswain's Mate William S. Bond, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, Boatswain's Mate Bond exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended for his gallantry under fire by his divisional officer.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 45 (December 31, 1864)

Action Date: June 19, 1864

Service: Navy

Rank: Boatswain's Mate

Division: U.S.S. Kearsarge

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Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
March 17, 1892
Age 53
Vallejo, Solano, California, USA
Vallejo, Solano, California, USA