of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FERRIER, DANIEL T.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company K, 2d Indiana Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Varnells Station, Ga., 9 May 1864. Entered Service At: Delphi, Ind.
Date of Issue: 30 March 1898.
While his regiment was retreating, voluntarily gave up his horse to his brigade
commander who had been unhorsed and was in danger of capture, thereby enabling him to
rejoin and rally the disorganized troops. Sgt. Ferrier himself was captured and confined
in Confederate prisons, from which he escaped and, after great hardship, rejoined the
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