Monday, October 21, 2013

Eben L. Farrar, 96th., N. Y. Infantry.

Eben L. Farrar.

Birth: 1843, Highgate, Franklin County, Vermont.
Death: Jul. 4, 1864, Virginia.

Parents: James Farrar (____ - 1893), Diana Chapell Farrar (1804 - 1888).

He mustered in as a private on NY 96th Infantry Regiment, Co. I, on 6 Jan 1862. He reenlisted as a veteran on 5 Jan 1864. He was wounded in action and died of his wounds 4 Jul 1864 at Fort Monroe, VA. He served in the US Army.

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, , Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia.

New York State Records.

Eben L. Farrar, age 18 years.  Enlisted, December 24, 1861, at Warrensburg, to serve  three years; mustered in January 6, 1862; re-enlisted as a veteran, January 6, 1864; wounded in action, no date; died of his wounds, July 4, 1864, at Fort Monroe, Va.

Surgeon General Files.

CASE. Eben L. Farrar, Musician, Co. I, 96th New York Volunteers, aged 19 years, was wounded in an engagement before Petersburg, Virginia, June 23d, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which tore the scalp over the parietal bone. He was at once admitted to the field hospital of the Eighteenth Corps, and, on June 25th, transferred to the Hampton Hospital, Fortress Monroe. Simple dressings were applied to the wound. He died on July 4th, 1864, from the " effects of the scalp wound.". 

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