George Palmer(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Mason. Enlisted in Company B, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Mason, for 3 years, age 22.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died Sept. 25, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Md., of wounds received in action at Antietam.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the Michigan Adjutant General2.
Death Date: 09/25/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 4013]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 79 [AotW citation 12092]
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