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Palmer, William H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Ferrisburgh, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/22/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 1/21/63; enl 12/26/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. A, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Concord, NH
Death: 10/03/1904

Burial: Gage Cemetery, Ferrisburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: 184
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/21/1890, NH; widow ?Sadie B., 3/16/1912, VT, not approved; minor, 7/26/1905, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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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BURIAL:

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Gage Cemetery, Ferrisburgh, VT

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Obituary

W. H. Palmer

W. H. Palmer, aged 70 years, died Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Joseph Birkett, of Vergennes, from the effects of a paralytic shock. He is survived by a wife and two children. Mr. Palmer was a veteran of the Civil War and served in Co. K, 2nd Vt. Vols., and Co. A, 9th Vt. Vols., from 1861 to December 1, 1865. He was a member of the Ethan Allen Post, G.A.R., of Vergennes.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, October 5, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.