Individual Record -- Ferris, Eugene W.
Age: 0, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 30th MA INF
Service: 30th MA INF, 1LT and ADJ (Medal of Honor)
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Birth: 11/18/1841, Springfield, VT
Burial: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, IN
Marker/Plot: Section B, Lot 32
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Don Morfe
Findagrave Memorial #: 7879957
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, IN
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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor
Eugene W. Ferris
Rank and Organization: 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant, 30th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: Berryville, VA, 1 Apr 1865.
Entered service at: Lowell, MA
Born: 18 Nov 1841, Springfield.
Died: 26 Feb 1907, Rockville, Indiana.
Buried: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, IN
Date of Issue: 16 Oct 1897.
Citation: Accompanied only by an orderly, outside the lines of the Army, he gallantly resisted an attack of 5 of Mosby's cavalry, mortally wounded the leader of the party, seized his horse and pistols, wounded 3 more, and, though wounded himself, escaped.
NARA File Number: F-984-VS-1864.