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William Jones
Birth: c. 1835
Death: May 12, 1864

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Ireland, he served in the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company A, 73rd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag of 65th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.)". Later in the battle he was killed in action, and his Medal was posthumously awarded to him on December 1, 1864. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 

Cause of death: Killed In Action
 
Burial:
Fredericksburg National Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Grave 2448
 
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Record added: Jan 21, 2001
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To honor and perpetuate the memory of his sacrifice for the preservation of the union of the United States of America during its time of need.
- A. (Bert) Catlin, Sons of Union Veterans CW
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014

- Sgt. Rock
 Added: May. 12, 2013
Rest in peace, Soldier. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. May we always honor the high price you paid for our freedom. God bless you and the G.A.R. for preserving our Union against those who would have destroyed it.
- Sharon
 Added: May. 12, 2012
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