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CMOHS.org - Sailmaker's Mate WILLIAMS, ANTHONY, U.S. Navy

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WILLIAMS, ANTHONY

Rank: Sailmaker's Mate
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1822, Plymouth, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 59
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Accredited To: Maine
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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.