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CMOHS.org - Corporal PALMER, JOHN G., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PALMER, JOHN G.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company F
Division: 21st Connecticut Infantry
Born: Montville, Conn.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Montville, Conn.
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Place / Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862
 
 


PALMER, JOHN G. Photo
 
Citation

First of 6 men who volunteered to assist gunner of a battery upon which the enemy was concentrating its fire, and fought with the battery until the close of the engagement. His commanding officer felt he would never see this man alive again.