CPT Herbert E. Farnsworth

CPT Herbert E. Farnsworth

Birth
Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Death 4 Jul 1908 (aged 73)
Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington, USA
Burial Pomeroy, Garfield County, Washington, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 101
Memorial ID 8640738 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant Major in the 10th New York Cavalry (Porter Guard) for action on June 11, 1864 at Trevilian Station, Virginia. His citation reads "Voluntarily carried a message which stopped the firing of a Union battery into his regiment, in which service he crossed a ridge in plain view and swept by the fire of both armies."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 15 Apr 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8640738
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Herbert E. Farnsworth (23 Aug 1834–4 Jul 1908), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8640738, citing Pomeroy City Cemetery, Pomeroy, Garfield County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .