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CMOHS.org - Colonel PALMER, WILLIAM J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PALMER, WILLIAM J.

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: 16 September 1836, Leipsic, Kent County, Del.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Red Hill, Ala., 14 January 1865
 
 


PALMER, WILLIAM J. Photo
 
Citation

With less than 200 men, attacked and defeated a superior force of the enemy, capturing their fieldpiece and about 100 prisoners without losing a man.