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Innis Newton Palmer
Brigadier General, United States Army
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InnisNewton Palmer of New York
Appointed from New York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1842 (38)
Breveted Second Lieutenant, Mounted Rifles, 1 July 1846
Second Lieutenant, 20 July 1847
Regimental Adjutant, 1 May 1850 to 1 July 1854
Captain, 2nd U. . Cavalry, 3 March 1855
Major, 25 April 1861
5th U. S. Cavalry, 3 August 1861
Brigadier General of U. S. Volunteers, 23 September 1861
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 15 Janury 1866
Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd U. S. Cavalry, 23 September 1863
Colonel, 9 June 1868
Retired 29 March 1879
Breveted First Lieutenant, 20 August 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexico
Breveted Captain, 13 September 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Chapultepec, Mexico
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel, 21 July 1861 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Bull Run, Virginia
Breveted Colonel, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious services during the war
Breveted Brigadier General, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service in the field during the war
Breveted Major General, United States Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for long and meritorious service
Died 10 September 1900

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The Washington Post
January 17 1896

Death of Mrs. I. N. Palmer

Mrs. Palmer, wife of General Innis N. Palmer, of the army, died at her apartments, 1309 Seventeenth street, yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Mrs. Palmer had been seriously ill for more than a week. Her physicians gave up hope of her recovery Sunday evening, but she struggled bravely for life until the time mentioned. Mrs. Palmer's three daughters, Mrs. Lemly, wife of Lieutenant Lemly, of the artillery; Mrs. Swift, wife of Captain Swift, of the cavalry, and Mrs. Denny, wife of Captain Denny, of the Marine Corps, and her sister, Mrs. Jones, widow of the late General Roger Jones, Inspector General of the Army, were at the deathbed. The funeral services will be held at St. John's Saturday at 2 p. m.  The interment will be at Arlington.


PALMER, INNIS N 
 COL USA 
 BURIED AT: SECTION A  SITE 100 
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 

PALMER, KATHERINE JONE W/O INNIS N
DATE OF DEATH: 01/16/1896
BURIED AT:   SITE 100-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 15 December 2005 Updated: 4 February 2006
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