of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
PALMER, WILLIAM JACKSON
Rank and Organization: Colonel, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Red Hill, Ala., 14 January 1865. Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa. Born:
16 September 1836, Leipsic, Kent County, Del. Date Of Issue: 24 February 1894.
With less than 200 men, attacked and defeated a superior force of the enemy, capturing
their fieldpiece and about 100 prisoners without losing a man.
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