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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Appleton D. Palmer

(Ap'd O.)


Born Zanesville, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1861, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

First Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Oct. to Dec., 1865; as Quartermaster, 2d Battalion, 12th Infantry, Dec. 19, 1865, to Nov. 2, 1866; in garrison at Richmond, Va., Dec., 1865, to March, 1866, — and

(Transferred to 30th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866)

 p42  Petersburg, Va., Mar., 1866, to Jan., 1867; on frontier duty at Ft. Sedgwick, Col., Feb. 19 to July, 1867, — at Pole Creek, Col., and on Escort duty to Sep., 1867, — Camp Sargent, Neb., to Nov., 1867, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Dak., to May, 1868 (leave of absence to Nov. 17, 1868), — Ft. Fred Steele, Dak., to Jan., 1869, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., to Mar.,

(Captain, 30th Infantry, Oct. 29, 1868)

1869, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Sep., 1869, — Moqui Village, Ara.,

(Unassigned, Mar. 23, 1869)

and Ft. Wingate, N. M., and as Indian Agent, to Jan. 1, 1871, — and at

(Assigned to 4th Artillery, Jan. 1, 1871)

Ft. Union, N. M., to Mar., 1871; on leave of absence, to Mar., 1871; in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., to Oct. 23, 1871; on leave of absence, to Jan. 20, 1872; in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., Mar. 3 to Oct. 29, 1872; and on leave of absence, to Apr. 29, 1873.

Resigned, Apr. 29, 1873.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, New York city, since 1875. Colonel, N. Y. Militia, since 18–––.

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

Civil History. — Unknown, — Office, 112 Broadway, N. Y.

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

Civil History. — Attorney and Counselor-at‑Law, New York City, since 1875. — Office, 112 Broadway, N. Y.

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

(Appleton Downer Palmer, Born Nov. 30, 1844.)

Military History. —

Captain, 30th Infantry, Oct. 29, 1868.

Assigned to 4th Artillery, Jan. 1, 1871.

Resigned, Apr. 29, 1873.

Civil History. — Counselor-at‑Law, New York City, 1875 to Nov. 15, 1915; Lieut.‑Colonel, 71st Regiment, N. Y. National Guard, August, 1881, to Feb. 17, 1887, when he resigned.

Died, May 24, 1916, at East Orange, N. J.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1916.

Buried, Woodland Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.

Thayer's Note:

a His birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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