Palmer, Seymour J.
Marriage & Children
Seymour was married three times.
Like his father, Seymour was a farmer. He remained very close to his father and joined the same regiment in the Civil War, at the same time. He was a colorful character, sporting a beard that reached his knees, something that his great grandchildren still remember about him.
|Residence:||Nanticoke, Broome Co., NY|
|Enlistment Date:||26 Aug 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Maine, Broome Co., NY |
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||50th Engineers |
|Transferred Date:||1 Nov 1861|
|Transferred to:||Company E|
|Promotion Date:||Not stated|
|Re-enlisted on:||20 Dec 1863|
|Muster Out Date:||13 June 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Fort Barry, VA |
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18 to serve 3 years. 
Born in Albany, NY, Age 20, Sawyer, Gray eyes, Light hair, Florid Complexion, 5’6-1/2” tall. 
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com military databases; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
Seymour died on February 16, 1924 He was buried at the Nolan Road Cemetery, Hillcrest, New York.
Additional Research Notes
Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1898|Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1898
PALMER, SEYMOUR J. - Age 18 years Enlisted August 26 1861 at Maine mustered in as private Co C September 7 1861 to serve three years transferred to Co E November 1 1861 promoted artificer date not stated re enlisted December 20 1863 mustered out with company June 13 1865 at Fort Barry Va as Seymor J Palmer
- Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases