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John H. Ferrell
Birth: Apr. 15, 1829
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1900
Elizabethtown
Hardin County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Pilot (Captain) in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Monitor Neosho during the engagement with enemy batteries at Bells Mills, Cumberland River, near Nashville, Tenn., 6 December 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously during the engagement, Ferrell gallantly left the pilothouse after the flag and signal staffs of that vessel had been shot away and, taking the flag which was drooping over the wheelhouse, made it fast to the stump of the highest mast remaining, although the ship was still under a heavy fire from the enemy." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Price Cemetery
Elizabethtown
Hardin County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8085241
John H. Ferrell
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John H. Ferrell
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John H. Ferrell
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 17, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

- Gavin Stevenson
 Added: Oct. 3, 2014
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