William S. Bond
Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Awarded for action on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge.
June 19, 1864
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.