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Confederate (CSV)


King David Palmer

(c. 1824 - 1900)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 38 year old farm worker at Mt. Willing, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company M, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 17 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability about January 1863 in Columbia, SC.

After the War

In 1870 he was a farm laborer in Saluda, and by 1880 he was farming at Huiet Township, Edgefield County.

More on the Web

His service from Swain.1 He's seen in some records as K. D. Parmer. Personal details from the US Census of 1870 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as King David Shelton Palmer.

He married Rebecca Miller (1830-1908) and they had had least 10 children.


c. 1824; Edgefield District, SC


1900; burial in Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery, Saluda, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 601  [AotW citation 24607]