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BOND, WILLIAM

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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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate (highest rank: Boatswain (WO)) U.S.S. Kearsarge

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Citation

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.