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FARRELL, EDWARD

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Served on board the U.S.S. Owasco during the attack upon Forts Jackson and St. Philip, 24 April 1862. Stationed at the masthead during these operations, Farrell observed and reported the effect of the fire of our guns in such a manner as to make his intelligence, coolness, and capacity conspicuous.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Quartermaster U.S.S. Owasco

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Saratoga, Saratoga County, New York

Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Owasco during the attack upon Forts Jackson and St. Philip, 24 April 1862. Stationed at the masthead during these operations, Farrell observed and reported the effect of the fire of our guns in such a manner as to make his intelligence, coolness, and capacity conspicuous.