of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FARQUHAR, JOHN M.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant Major, 89th Illinois Infantry. Place and
Date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862. Entered Service At: Chicago,
Ill. Birth: Scotland. Date of Issue: 6 August 1902.
When a break occurred on the extreme right wing of the Army of the Cumberland, this
soldier rallied fugitives from other commands, and deployed his own regiment, thereby
checking the Confederate advance until a new line was established.
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