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Title Capt. Eugene Ferris, 30th MA
Accession number 666-15 thl
Collection Peter Meaney Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Captain Eugene Ferris, 30th Massachusetts Infantry. "Awarded Medal of Honor April 1, 1865, for action at Berryville, Virginia. Accompanied only by an orderly, outside the lines of the Army, he gallantly resisted an attack by 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." Date of original uncertain, c. 1863-1865.
Photographer Uncredited
Date c. 1863-1865
Year Range from 1863
Year Range to 1865
Search Terms men
Civil War
Union Army
Federal Army
US Army
Medal of Honor