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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1884

Vol. III
p380
3036

(Born Ga.)

Frederick L. Palmer

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Born Rome, GA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1880, to June 15, 1884, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1884.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sidney, Neb., Sep. 30, 1884, to Sep. 30, 1885, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Oct. 21, 1885, — Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., to Jan. 21, 1886, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., to Sep. 21, 1886, — and Ft. Sidney, Neb. (leave of absence, Oct. 16, 1888, to May 12, 1889), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p390
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 2d Infantry, April 22, 1891)

(Transferred to 21st Infantry, July 20, 1891.)

Served: With regiment at Fort Sidney, Neb., 1890 to May, 1892; at Fort Porter, N. Y., May, 1892 to Nov., 1894; at Plattsburg Bks., N. Y., from Nov., 1894 to Aug., 1896. — On college detail at Gordon Institute, Barnesville, Ga., Aug., 1896 to May, 1898. — On duty with recruits at Fort McPherson, Ga., May and June, 1898. — On duty mustering in Georgia volunteers, July 1 to Sept. 1, 1898; mustering out Georgia volunteers, Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, 1898. — On sick leave at Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., Oct. 15, 1898 to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, Sept. 17, 1898)

(Assigned to 9th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899)

Vol. V
p358
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: On sick leave at Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., Oct. 15, 1898 to Jan. 15, 1899; mustering‑out duty (Atlanta and Albany, Ga.), till March 15, 1899; joined Company (I, 9th Infantry), at Watertown, N. Y., March 17, en route to San Francisco, Cal.; left San Francisco, March 24; arrived Manila, April 23, 1899; participated in Kobbe expedition for relief of General Lawton's command, May 15‑27, 1899. Engagements: Guadeloupe Ridge, June 10; Las Pinas, June 10; Zapote River, June 13; Das Marinas, June 21; San Fernando, Pampanga and Calulut, Aug. 8; Porac, Aug. 12; Porac, Sept. 28; attacks on Angeles, Oct. 13‑16; Mabalacat, Nov. 6; Bamban, Nov. 9; commanding company and station at Gerona, Nov. 21, Dec. 25, 1899; commanding company and station at Murcia, Dec. 26, 1899 to June 14, 1900; hospital, Dagupan, June 14, July 10, 1900; to China with 14th Infantry, July 15‑26, 1900; arrived Tientsin, July 27, 1900; in advance to Pekin, Aug. 4‑14, 1900; engagements at Pei Tsang, Aug. 4; Yang Tsun, Aug. 6; taking of Pekin, Aug. 14; taking of Forbidden City, Aug. 15; Pa Ta Chow Temples, Sept. 16, 1900; commanding company and station at Tung Chow, Oct. 4, 1900, May 3, 1901; arrived Manila, June 3, 1901; guarding Macalauan (Governor's Palace), and Emilio Aguinaldo, June 20, Aug. 8, 1901; commanding company and station, Camp Gandara, Samar, Aug. 23, Dec. 25, 1901, and at Taviran, Dec. 26, 1901, Jan. 10, 1902; at Calbayog, Jan. 11, April 9, 1902; arrived U. S. (Transport Warren), June 12, 1902; Madison Barracks, N. Y., June 21, 1902; stationed Madison Barracks, N. Y., till April 25, 1905; en route to Philippine Islands, April 26, June 1; at Cuartel Meisic (commanding), and at Cuartel España, Manila, June 1, 1905, March 12, 1907; examined for promotion (Fort William McKinley, Rizal, P. I.), Jan. 5, 1907; found physically disqualified.

Major, U. S. A., Retired March 12, 1907, disability in line of duty.

 p359  — Left Philippine Islands, April 14, 1907, arriving U. S., June 13, 1907; St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 1, 1907, March 26, 1908; on duty with Organized Militia of State of Georgia, April 2, 1908 to –––––; recommended for brevet of Major (Zapote River), by General Lawton, June 13, 1899; also for brevet Major (Yang Tsun, China), by General Chaffee, Aug. 6, 1900. — Residence, Atlanta, Ga.

Vol. VI
p378
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Frederick Langworthy Palmer, Born May 8, 1863)

Military History. —

Captain of Infantry, Sept. 17, 1898

Assigned to 9th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899

En route, San Francisco to Manila, March 24 to April 23, 1899; in Kobbe's Expedition for relief of General Lawton's command, May 15‑27, 1899; participated in the following engagements; Guadaloupe Ridge, June 10; Las Pinas, June 10; Zapote River, June 13, for which he was recommended by General Lawton for Brevet of Major; Das Marinas, June 21; San Fernando, Pampanga and Calulut, Aug. 8; Porac, Aug. 12 and Sept. 28; attacks on Angeles, Oct. 13‑16; Mabalacat, Nov. 6; Bamban, Nov. 9; commanding Company and station at Gerona, Nov. 21 to Dec. 25, 1899; commanding Company and station at Murcia, Dec. 26, 1899, to June 14, 1900; in hospital at Dagupan, June 14 to July 10, 1900; to China with 14th Infantry, July 15‑26, 1900; at Tientsin, July 27, 1900; in advance to Peking, Aug. 4 to 14, 1900; in engagements at Pei Tsan, Aug. 4; Yang Tsun, Aug. 6, for which he was recommended by General Chaffee for Brevet of Major; taking of Peking, Aug. 14; taking of Forbidden City, Aug. 15; Pa Ta Chow Temples, Sept. 16, 1900; at Tung Chow, commanding Company and station, Oct. 4, 1900, to May 3, 1901; at Manila, June 3, 1901; guarding Macalauan (Governor's Palace), and Emilio Aguinaldo, June 20 to Aug. 8, 1901; at Camp Gandara, Samar, commanding Company and station, Aug. 23 to Dec. 25, 1901; at Taviran, Dec. 26, 1901, to Jan. 10, 1902; at Calbayog, Jan. 11 to April 9, 1902; en route to U. S., to June 12, 1902; at Madison Bks., N. Y., June 21, 1902, to April 25, 1905; en route to Philippines, April 26 to  p379 June 1, 1905; commanding Cuartel Meisic and at Cuartel España, Manila, June 1, 1905, to

(Transferred to 17th Infantry, Jan. 22, 1907)

March 12, 1907

Major, U. S. A., Retired, March 12, 1907,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

En route to U. S., April 14 to June 13, 1907; at Philadelphia, Pa., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at St Joseph's College, Nov. 1, 1907, to March 26, 1908; at Atlanta, Ga.,

(Major, Inspector-General's Dept., National Guard of Georgia)

on duty with organized Militia of State of Georgia, April 2, 1908, to Sept. 9, 1917; at Gulfport, Miss., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Gulf Coast Military Academy, Sept. 10, 1917,

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)
Act of July 9, 1918

Vol. VII
p212
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, March 12, 1907,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918,
Act of July 9, 1918.

Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, Ga., Mar. 22, 1919 to Aug. 31, 1919; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Gulf Coast Military Academy, Gulfport, Miss., Nov. 3, 1919 to Aug. 31, 1921.

Vol. VIII
p67
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., Mar. 12, 1907.

Col., Ret., July 9, 1918.

Died, Nov. 19, 1933, at Atlanta, Ga.: Aged 70.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Palmer's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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