From Helderberg Hilltown Biographies
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Charles was a farmer before he served in the Civil War.
|Enlistment Date:||4 Dec 1863|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Transferred on:||2 Jan 1865|
|Deserted on:||7 Jan 1865|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 20 or 22. No location for his desertion is given. DO NOT confuse him with Charles G. Palmer who was born in Albany, was about 2 yrs older and served in Company C.
Born Rensselaerville, Age 22, Farmer, Blue eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5'9" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998|
Additional Research Notes
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- Palmer Families in America, Compiled and arranged by Hon. Horace Wilbur Palmer;Edited by Nellie Morse Palmer (Mrs. Horace Wilbur Palmer)
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases