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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1828

Vol. I
p410
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(Born Pa.)

William Palmer

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1824, to July 1, 1828, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1828.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1828.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Sep. 1, 1828, to Sep. 8, 1829; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1830‑31, — Newberne, N. C., 1831, — and Bellona Arsenal, Va., 1831‑32; on sick leave of absence, May 28 to Oct. 22, 1833; in garrison at Pikesville Arsenal, Md., 1833‑34; on Ordnance

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Apr. 6, 1835)

duty, Jan. 1, 1834, to May 25, 1835; and in garrison at Ft. Johnston, N. C., 1835.

Died, July 23, 1835, at Ft. Johnston, N. C.: Aged 30.


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