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Confederate (CSV)


Francis M. Palmer

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G, 17th Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861 and was appointed Sergeant, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant and promoted to 2nd and First Lieutenant, dates not known.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wounding from a list of Harpers Ferry casualties in a 24 September 1862 letter by Pvt. Solon L. Whittington, Company B, published in the Memphis Daily Appeal on 13 October 1862 [online from Jeff T. Giambrone]. His commissions from information from Dunbar Rowland's The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi (1908).