Edward C. Farrell
Private, United States Army
Edward C. Farrell of Oxford, Massachusetts, Interred at Arlington
WASHINGTON, September 9, 1902 – The remains of Edward C. Farrell were today interred in Arlington Cemetery. He was a native of Oxford, Massachusetts, and served as a volunteer in Cuba and the Philippines. He died as a hospital and was subsequently placed among the “unclaimed dead” for interment in the potter’s field.
The post of Spanish War Veterans was advised
that papers of honorable discharge had been found on Farrell, and the funeral
arrangements were promptly changed. A casket was purchased, the flag
he had served wrapped around it and the remains taken to Arlington with
the usual ceremonies.
Posted: 14 December 2007