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Federal (USV)

Private

Almeron Palmotier

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Johnstown, MI, he enlisted on 22 July in Kalamazoo, and mustered as Private, Company D, 17th Michigan Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Almeron Parmeter. Service from Record of Service,2 which also has his name as Albert Palmotier.

Birth

c. 1844

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4019]

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. 17, pg. 80  [AotW citation 20168]