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Federal (USV)


John C. Palmer

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Platteville, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Captured in action at Haymarket, VA and died of disease while a prisoner on 18 April 1864 at Andersonville, GA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


04/18/1864; Andersonville, GA


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 548 - 550  [AotW citation 10570]