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 Eugene W. Ferris

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Eugene W. Ferris Famous memorial

Birth
Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death
26 Feb 1907 (aged 64)
Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Plot
Section B, Lot 32
Memorial ID
7879957 View Source

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 30th Massachusetts Infantry for action on April 1, 1865 at Berryville, Virginia. His citation reads "Accompanied only by an orderly, outside the lines of the Army, he gallantly resisted an attack of five of Mosby's cavalry, mortally wounded the leader of the party, seized his horse and pistols, wounded three more, and, though wounded himself, escaped."

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 30th Massachusetts Infantry for action on April 1, 1865 at Berryville, Virginia. His citation reads "Accompanied only by an orderly, outside the lines of the Army, he gallantly resisted an attack of five of Mosby's cavalry, mortally wounded the leader of the party, seized his horse and pistols, wounded three more, and, though wounded himself, escaped."

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 19 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7879957
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7879957/eugene-w-ferris: accessed ), memorial page for Eugene W. Ferris (26 Nov 1842–26 Feb 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7879957, citing Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.