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Catalog Number 40-145
Collection SCLH Palmer Oversize Graphics Collection
Material Type Certificate
Scope & Content Certificate for commission of William J. Palmer as a Brigadier General. Arched at the top of the certificate are the words, "The President of the United States of America." Dated the sixth day of November 1864, "for Valuable Services." It was officially signed by Abraham Lincoln and Edward W. Stauter, the Secretary of War, on March 22, 1865.
Maker's Mark: The President of the United States of America
Date 1864
Year Range from 1864
Subjects Palmer, William J. //
Lincoln, Abraham //
Certificates //
Military Decorations - United States (Civil War)
Credit line Anonymous