[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
William J Palmer[more about him]
Organization: 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Entered Service: Philadelphia, Pa.
Birth: Born. 16 September 1836, Leipsic, Kent County, Del.
Date Medal Issued: 24 February 1894.
Date of Action: 14 January 1865.
Place of Action: Red Hill, Ala.
With less than 200 men, attacked and defeated a superior force of the enemy, capturing their fieldpiece and about 100 prisoners without losing a man.
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