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William Farley
Birth: 1835
Whitefield
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1864
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Navy at Maine. He served as a Boatswain's Mate and the CMOH was issued by General Order Number 32, dated April 16, 1864. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Marblehead off Legareville, Stono River (South Carolina), 25 December 1863, during an engagemment with the enemy on Johns's Island. Behaving in a gallant manner, Farley animated his men and kept up a rapid and effective fire on the enemy throughout the engagement, which resulted in the enemy's abandonment of his positions, leaving a caisson and one gun behind." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9791480


- sjm
 Added: Apr. 6, 2016
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- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Jun. 30, 2013
Found his death records in Maine collecton. He died August 6,1864 in Fairfax,Va of dysentary at the hospital. Thank you Mr. Farley for your service.
- Elad
 Added: Sep. 1, 2012
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