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Federal (USV)


James Farvel

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. From Scituate, he enlisted on 9 September 1861 in Company C, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted to Sergeant on 25 September, and to First Sergeant on 10 October. He was reduced to the ranks 15 February 1862, but reinstated as Sergeant, and assigned to the colors on 16 August 1862. He was absent in hospitals until he deserted from Emory Hospital, Washington, DC on 29 October 1862.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 258 - 268  [AotW citation 14041]