of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FARNSWORTH, HERBERT E.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant Major, 10th New York Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Trevilian Station, Va., 11 June 1864. Birth: Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Date of
Issue: 1 April 1898.
Voluntarily carried a message which stopped the firing of a Union battery into his
regiment, in which service he crossed a ridge in plain view and swept by the fire of both
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