Valley of the Shadow

From Compiled Military Service Records at National Archives

Personal Information

Name: Francis W. McFarland
Birthplace: Augusta Co.
Date of Birth: January 1, 1834
Physical Description: --
Prewar Life: --

Enlistment Records

Date of Enlistment: April 20, 1861
Place of Enlistment: --
Age at Enlistment: --
Occupation at Enlistment: --
Conscript Or Substitute: --

Service Information

Rank: Sgt.
Company: F
Transfer Company: --
Regiment: 6th Va. Cav.

Military Service Record

Promotions: Promoted to Sgt. 08-19-1861
Transfers and Other Services: --
Muster Sheet: Enlisted as Pvt. 04-20-1861; Absent, sick 12-04-1861 until hired substitute and discharged
Captured: --
Missing in Action: --
Prison: --
AWOL (Absent without Leave): --
Deserted: --
Discharge: --
Paroled: --
Notes: However, while listed as hiring substitute and being discharged, death listed as in Augusta Co., in 32nd year 07-21-1866 "as a consequence of imprisonment at Ft. McHenry."

Casualty Information

Killed in Action: --
Wounded in Action: --
Died of Disease: --
Died of Wounds: --
Hospital: --

Other Information

Personal Life: --
Postwar Life: --
Date of Death: July 21, 1866
Place of Death: Augusta Co.
Burial Place: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Cause Of Death: --
Epitaph: --
Dwelling # (1860 Census): --
Family # (1860 Census): --