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Morris F Farley

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Parents

Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
Albert Galiston Farley 17 May 1802 Deborah Burge 25 Aug 1804

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1831 Gibson, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 30 Apr 1854 Brady, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 1880
Death 09 Jun 1918 Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

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A Civil War Veteran who belonged to the “Pennsylvania Bucktails,” the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry (company B). Fought at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Company B was organized out of Clearfield County, PA.

He joined as a private on August 26, 1862. He was wounded at Weldon Railroad, Va., August 21, 1864; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, date unknown.

This was the second fighting group known as the “Pennsylvania Bucktails”... aka the second bucktails, or new bucktails.

Moved to Minnesota after Rebecca’s death, remarried, and had second family.
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The 149th Pennsylvania “Bucktails” fought in the following campaigns:
Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, August 23, 1862.
Moved to Washington D.C. September 1st, 1862 until February 1863.

Moved to Belle Plain, Virginia, and joined the I Army Corps, February 1863.
On duty at Belle Plain, Virginia, until April 27, 1863.

CHANCELLORSVILLE CAMPAIGN APRIL 27 - MAY 7, 1863.
Operations at Pollock's Mill, Virginia April 27 - May 2, 1863
Battle of Chancellorsville, VA May 1 - May 5, 1863

GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN, JUNE 12 - JULY 24, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg, PA July 1 - 3, 1863
Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Virginia July 4-24, 1863
On duty at Bealson Station, Virginia until October 9, 1863

BRISTOE CAMPAIGN, OCTOBER 9 - 28, 1863
Engagement at Haymarket, Virginia October 19, 1863
Advance to the line of the Rappahannock, November 7 - 8, 1863

MINE RUN CAMPAIGN NOVEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 2, 1863
Demonstrations on the Rapidan February 6 - 7, 1864
On duty at Culpeper, Virginia until May 1, 1864

RAPIDAN CAMPAIGN MAY 4 - JUNE 15, 1864
Battle of the Wilderness, VA May 5 - 7 , 1864
Battle of Laurel Hill, VA May 8, 1864
Battle of Spotsylvania, VA May 8 - 12, 1864
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA May 12 - 21, 1864
Assault on the Mule Shoe Salient May 12, 1864
Operations on the North Anna River, VA May 23 - 25, 1864
Battle of Jericho Ford, VA May 25, 1864
Operations on the Pamunkey River, VA May 26 - 28, 1864
Battle of Totopotomy, VA May 28 - 31, 1864

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR, VA JUNE 1 - 12, 1864
Engagement at Bethesda Church, VA June 3, 1864
Before Petersburg, VA June 12 - 16, 1864

SEIGE OF PETERSBURG, VA JUNE 16, 1864 - APRIL 2, 1865
Battle of the Crater, VA July 30, 1864
Battle of the Weldon Railroad, VA August 18 - 21, 1864
Battle of Poplar Springs Church, VA Sept 29 - Oct 2, 1864
Battle of the Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, VA Oct 27 - 28, 1864
Warren's Raid to the Weldon Railroad, VA December 7 - 12, 1864

BATTLE OF DABNEY'S MILL, VA FEBRUARY 5 - 7, 1865
Regiment Moved to Baltimore, Maryland February 10, 1865
Regiment Moved to Elmira, NY February 25, 1865
On duty at Draft Rendezvous, Elmira, NY Until June 24, 1865
Mustered Out of Service at Elmira, NY June 23, 1865
Forwarded to Harrisburg, PA June 25, 1865 for Disbandment
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After wife Rebecca’s death in 1875, Morris moved to Minnesota with Stephen and eventually remarried. Other children were “put out” amoung neighbors, friends and relatives.@S22@

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