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John Gideon Palmer
Birth: Oct. 14, 1845
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1901
North Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

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. His citation reads "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". His Medal was issued on October 30, 1896. Private Wallace A. Beckwith of Company F also was awarded the Medal of Honor for this particular deed. (bio by: Russ) 
Indian Hill Cemetery
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
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Record added: Jan 19, 2001
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