of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Sailmaker's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1822, Plymouth,
Mass. Accredited To: Maine. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
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.
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