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b. 14/10/1845 Montville, Connecticut. d. 17/11/1901 New Haven, Connecticut.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/12/1862 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company F, 21st Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia on December 13, 1862.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

First of 6 men who volunteered to assist gunner of a battery upon which the enemy was concentrating its fire, and fought with the battery until the close of the engagement. His commanding officer felt he would never see this man alive again.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: INDIAN HILL CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT.

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John Gideon Palmer

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