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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Palmer

(c. 1838 - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old barber from Lynnfield, he enlisted 20 August 1861 in Company A, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of disease 26 February 1863 in Philadelphia, PA.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines. 1

Birth

c. 1838

Death

02/26/1863 Philadelphia, PA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 419  [AotW citation 17733]