JONES, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company A, 73d New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   New York, N.Y.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 65th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)