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Federal (USV)


Uriah Palmer

(c. 1844 - 1863)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 16 year old day laborer and lived with his parents and brother William in Leicester, Dave County, WI. He enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 25 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA while serving with Battery B and died on 21 July 1863 in a field hospital in Gettysburg.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Wisconsin.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

His brother William (1842-1906) was also in Company A, was brevetted First Lieutenant, and mustered out in May 1865.


c. 1844; Lewis County, NY


07/21/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA


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. 498 - 500  [AotW citation 10282]