J. M. PalmerHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company K, 16th Georgia Infantry on 25 July 1861. He was elected Second Lieutenant 14 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Wounded at Deep Bottom, Virginia August 16, 1864. Roll dated January 30, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12255]
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