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JONES, ANDREW

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Served as chief boatswain's mate on board the U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Jones volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he then carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement with the enemy, which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.

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Service

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U.S. Navy Chief Boatswain's Mate U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

Citation

Served as chief boatswain's mate on board the U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Jones volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he then carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement with the enemy, which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.