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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant/Adjutant FERRIS, EUGENE W., U.S. Army

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FERRIS, EUGENE W.

Rank: First Lieutenant/Adjutant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 30th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Springfield, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Lowell, Mass.
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Place / Date: At Berryville, Va., 1 April 1865
 
 


FERRIS, EUGENE W. Photo
 
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.