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Confederate (CSV)


J. M. Palmer

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 16th Georgia Infantry on 25 July 1861. He was elected Second Lieutenant 14 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Wounded at Deep Bottom, Virginia August 16, 1864. Roll dated January 30, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12255]