of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
PALMER, JOHN G.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company F, 21st Connecticut Infantry. Place
and Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered Service At:
Montville, Conn. Birth: Montville, Conn. Date Of Issue: 30 October 1896.
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.
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