b. 13/05/1838 Winterport, Maine. d. 03/12/1908 Winterport, Maine.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/04/1865 Five Forks, Virginia.
Fernald was born in Winterport, Maine on 13 May 1838. He enlisted into the 20th Maine Infantry.
During a rush at the enemy, Lt. Fernald seized, during a scuffle, the flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).
BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, WINTERPORT, MAINE.