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Major General
Innis N. Palmer
Innis N. Palmer
Information
Born March 30, 1824
  • Buffalo,
    New York
Died September 9, 1900 (78)
  • Chevy Chase,
    Maryland
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Katherine J. Palmer
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years of
Service
1846-1879
Rank Major General Insignia Major General USV
Retirement at his own request
Personal Info

Innis Newton Palmer (March 30, 1824 - September 9, 1900)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Begin Date End Date

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet, USMA
U.S. Military Academy
July 1, 1842
O-1 No Insignia 2nd Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
July 20, 1847
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
January 27, 1853
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain
US Army Cavalry Insignia
March 3, 1855
O-4
Major insignia
Major
US Army Cavalry Insignia
April 25, 1861
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Cavalry Insignia
September 23, 1863
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel
US Army Cavalry Insignia
June 9, 1868

Brevet

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-1 2nd Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
July 1, 1846
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
August 20, 1847
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain
US Army Cavalry Insignia
September 13, 1847
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Cavalry Insignia
July 21, 1861
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel
US Army Cavalry Insignia
March 13, 1865
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General - March 13, 1865

United States Volunteer

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General - September 23, 1861
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General - March 13, 1865
Mustered Out - January 15, 1866

Battles/WarsEdit

  • Indian Wars
  • Mexican-American War
    • Battle of Contreras
    • Battle of Churubusco
  • American Civil War
    • First Battle of Bull Run
    • Peninsula Campaign
    • Seven Days Battles
    • Battle of Wyse Fork

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