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PALMER, GEORGE

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Volunteered to fight in the trenches and also led a charge which resulted in the recapture of a Union hospital, together with Confederate sharpshooters then occupying the same.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Musician (highest rank: Major) 1st Illinois Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 New York

Citation

Volunteered to fight in the trenches and also led a charge which resulted in the recapture of a Union hospital, together with Confederate sharpshooters then occupying the same.