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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Bond served as a Boatswain's Mate with the Union Navy. His Medal of Honor citation (issued December 31, 1864) reads "Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, Bond exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended for his gallantry under fire by his divisional officer."

Birth:
1839 1
Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA 1
Death:
17 Mar 1892 1
Vallejo Solano County California, USA 1
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William S.Bond 1
Birth:
1839 1
Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA 1
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Death:
17 Mar 1892 1
Vallejo Solano County California, USA 1
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Burial Place: Sunrise Memorial Cemetery Vallejo Solano County California, USA 1
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Boatswain's Mate William S Bond Navy

Birth:  1839
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA Death:  Mar. 17, 1892
Vallejo
Solano County
California, USA
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Bond served as a Boatswain's Mate with the Union Navy. His Medal of Honor citation (issued December 31, 1864) reads "Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, Bond exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended for his gallantry under fire by his divisional officer.

 

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