|Born||March 11, 1839|
|Died||April 17, 1905(aged 66)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1861–1865|
|Unit||2nd Battery, Massachusetts Volunteer Light Artillery|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
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.
- "William Marland". of Honor Recipients: Civil War (M-Z). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2008.