of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835,
Whitefield, Maine. Accredited To: Maine. G.O. No.: 32, 16 April 1864.
Served on board the U.S.S. Marblehead off Legareville, Stono River, 25 December 1863,
during an engagement with the enemy on John's Island. Behaving in a gallant manner, Farley
animated his men and kept up a rapid and effective fire on the enemy throughout the
engagement which resulted in the enemy's abandonment of his positions, leaving a caisson
and 1 gun behind.
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