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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

William Jones

Details
  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    73d New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia
Citation

Capture of flag of 65th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: 1836, Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Died: May 12, 1864, Spotsylvania, VA, United States
  • Buried: Fredericksburg National Military Park (MH) (2448), Fredericksburg, VA, United States
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