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Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Sailmaker’s Mate Anthony Williams (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions from December 24, 1864 – February 22, 1865, on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc. His citation reads:
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.
Seaman Antonio Williams (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on November 24, 1877, on board the U.S.S. Huron. His citation reads:
For courage and fidelity displayed in the loss of the U.S.S. Huron, 24 November 1877.
Seaman Augustus Williams (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on January 15, 1865, on board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba. His citation reads:
On board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba during the assault by the fleet on Fort Fisher, on 15 January 1865. When the landing party to which he was attached charged on the fort with a cheer, and with determination to plant their colors on the ramparts, Williams remained steadfast when they reached the foot of the fort and more than two_thirds of the marines and sailors fell back in panic. Taking cover when the enemy concentrated his fre on the remainder of the group, he alone remained with his executive officer, subsequently withdrawing from the field after dark.
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