Biography and History

James Croxall Palmer was an American naval surgeon. He served with the exploring expedition of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes and in the Civil War under Rear Admiral David G. Farrugut, and ultimately became surgeon-general of the Navy.

Source: From the finding aid for C0970

  • James Croxall Palmer Collection. 1858-1860 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0970

    Consists of an autograph manuscript journal kept by naval surgeon, Dr. James Croxall Palmer (1811-1883), during his tour aboard the Macedonian as a member of the Mediterranean Squadron from 1858-1860.

  • James Croxall Palmer Collection. 1858-1860 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0970

    Consists of an autograph manuscript journal kept by naval surgeon, Dr. James Croxall Palmer (1811-1883), during his tour aboard the Macedonian as a member of the Mediterranean Squadron from 1858-1860.