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Pvt Palmer Lusk
Birth: 1812
Wayne
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1864
Andersonville
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

Served with Company F, 39th Illinois Infantry (Union Side). Residence at the time of his enlistment on 2 Feb 1864 was Avon, IL, he mustered in on 29 Feb 1864.
According to the U.S. Civil War Soldier Records he was indeed a POW and did not survive the war. It also claims he mustered out on 15 Jul 1864, rather then mustering out he died as a POW in Andersonville Prison on that date.
Civil War pension issued to Palmer's widow Maria on 1 Mar 1866.

According to census records he and Marina (aka Maria/Myra) surname Gordon or Young; had a son Charles Mortimore Lusk, born Jun 1849, Fremont, Lake, IL, died 7 Oct 1934 Oak Grove, Anoka, MN

 
 
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 Parents:
  William I Lusk (1788 - 1869)
  Catherine Palmer Pike Lusk (1784 - 1856)
 
 Siblings:
  Palmer Lusk (1812 - 1864)
  Jane Elizabeth Lusk Sherman (1813 - 1910)*
  Angelina Lusk Hazen (1814 - 1882)*
  Edward G Lusk (1821 - 1881)*
  Chancelor Lusk (1828 - 1900)*
  Rachel A Lusk Kapple (1830 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Burial location information from Biennial report of the Adjutant General of Illinois Roll of Honor
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 1, unknown grave number
 
Created by: Eileen
Record added: Oct 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99258797
Pvt Palmer Lusk
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150 years ago today your life was cut short. I often wonder how different our family would have been had circumstances not turned out as they did during the Civil War. It is rare that something doesn't remind me of you and your sacrifice. I love you Palme...(Read more)
- Eileen
 Added: Jul. 15, 2014
So often you come to mind, it is rare a day goes by that I don't think of you. Thank you again for all you did for our country and our family. I honor you on this Memorial Day and always.
- Eileen
 Added: May. 26, 2014
It is Armed Forces weekend and you are the first person that came to mind. You live on in my heart and will always be remembered. I love you.
- Eileen
 Added: May. 15, 2014
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