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MARLAND, WILLIAM

marland william

After having been surrounded by the enemy's cavalry, his support having surrendered, he ordered a charge and saved the section of the battery that was under his command.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Major) 2dIndependent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts

Citation

After having been surrounded by the enemy's cavalry, his support having surrendered, he ordered a charge and saved the section of the battery that was under his command.