Colonel Michael Farrell, Co. E, 15th Mississippi Infantry, CSA


  • May 27: Michael enlisted in the C.S. Army in Corinth, MS.
  • December 31 – June 18, 1862:  Company Muster Roll. Remarks “Promoted to Lt. Col. May 8 1862.”


  • February 10: Captain Farrell shows up on a report for 15th Mississippi as being absent from his regiment. Remarks “Absent with leave on acct of sickness at Nashville.”
  • November & December: Field and Staff Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Under arrest”


  • May to October: Field and Staff Muster Roll. Present.
  • November & December: Field and Staff Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent on (6) days pass.”


  • March & April: Field and Staff Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August: Field and Staff Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent sick since 25 of Aug ‘64”
  • August 20: Appeared on an inspection report of Adams’ Brigade, Loring’s Division, Stewart’s Corps, commanded by Brig. Gen. Jno. Adams near Atlanta.
  • November 30: Colonel Michael Farrell was wounded in both legs at the Battle of Franklin. His left leg was amputated.
  • December 25: Michael Farrell succumbed to his wounds at Carnton. He was buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Section 22, Grave 1.                                                                                  


  • August 12: The Semi-Weekly Clarion, Jackson, Mississippi.


  • November 18 and December 30:  The Semi-Weekly Clarion, Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Newspaper articles discussing raising money, among other things, for a monument for Colonel Farrell’s grave.


  • November 13: The Nashville American, Nashville, Tennessee.