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Ferris, Eugene W.
MILITARY SERVICE
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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VITALS
Birth: 11/18/1841, Springfield, VT
Death: 02/26/1907

Burial: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, IN
Findagrave Memorial #: 7879957
Marker/Plot: Section B, Lot 32
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Don Morfe

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Findagrave

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS
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BURIAL:
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Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, IN

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Medal of Honor
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.


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NARA File Number: F-984-VS-1864.