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F. Palmer

F. Palmer

Federal (USV)


Francis Palmer

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 104th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 35 in Company C, 104th NY Infantry on 1 October 1861. Promoted Sergeant in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & 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.


c. 1826


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]