William Marland (Medal of Honor)

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William Marland
Medal of Honor
1862 Version
Born (1839-03-11)March 11, 1839
Andover, Massachusetts
Died April 17, 1905(1905-04-17) (aged 66)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Major
Unit 2d Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

William Marland (1839–1905) was an officer in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 2d Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery. Place and date: At Grand Coteau, La., November 3, 1863. Entered service at:------. Born: March 11, 1839, Andover, Mass. Date of issue: February 16, 1897.


After having been surrounded by the enemy's cavalry, his support having surrendered, he ordered a charge and saved the section of the battery that was under his command.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ""WILLIAM MARLAND" entry". of Honor Recipients: Civil War (M-Z). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 


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