George W. Farrell(c. 1842 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19 years. Enlisted August 12, 1861 at New York City as Private, Company B to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal on May 1, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Dews, Whitney (wounded), and Schmidt; Corporals Farrell (wounded) Cornell and Roberts, Company B..."
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to Company K, Third Infantry, May 6, 1863 and was discharged 12 August 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 17 (for the year 1898), pg. 665 [AotW citation 12628]
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