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Palmer, Edson B.


Age: 17, credited to New Haven, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. B, 5th VT INF, m/o 1/15/63; enl 11/30/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 6/15/64, pr SGT 6/14/65, tr to Co. A, 6/13/65, comn 2LT, 7/3/65 (7/20/65), m/o 12/1/65 (pension - injury to abdomen)

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Birth: 06/12/1844, West Haven, VT
Death: 03/01/1923

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Marker/Plot: 117
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 38270881


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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