Francis Palmer(c. 1826 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 104th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 35 in Company C, 104th NY Infantry on 1 October 1861. Promoted Sergeant in August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to First Sergeant in March 1863, briefly reduced to Private, then appointed Quartermaster Sergeant of the Regiment on 2 November 1864. He was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company E on 11 June 1865 and mustered out with the Company on 17 July 1865 near Washington, DC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the AG's report, and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905 [AotW citation 7119]
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