Col. David James Palmer papers, January 1864-May 1865

Dublin Core

Title

Col. David James Palmer papers, January 1864-May 1865

Subject

War; Soldiers

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman's March to the Sea

Palmer, David James

United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1865). Company A

United States; United States -- Georgia

1860-1870

Description

Papers describing the war experiences of Palmer, who was from Washington County, Iowa and fought with the 8th Iowa Infantry and later the 25th Iowa Infantry. He was severely wounded in the Battle of Shiloh but recovered and was promoted to captain and eventually lieutenant colonel; he took part in the siege of Vicksburg and Sherman's March to the Sea. After the war he was a state senator and railroad commissioner.

Creator

Palmer, David James

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1864-01/1865-05

Rights

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