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Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Birth:
17 Sep 1836 2
Leipsic, Delaware, 2
Death:
13 Mar 1909 2
Colorado Springs, Colorado 2
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Full Name:
William Jackson Palmer 2
Full Name:
William J Palmer 1
Birth:
17 Sep 1836 2
Leipsic, Delaware, 2
Male 2
Birth:
Delaware 1
Death:
13 Mar 1909 2
Colorado Springs, Colorado 2
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado 2
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Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Enlistment Location:
Pennsylvania 1
Date:
14 Jan 1865 1
Location:
At Red Hill, Ala 1
Military Unit:
15th Pennsylvania Cavalry 1

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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.

The New York Times, 14 Mar 1909, Sun, Page 11

 

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