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E. Beese
E. Beese

Federal (USV)


Emil Beese

(c. 1842 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 19 in Company C, Ninth New York Infantry on April 23,1861 at New York City; he mustered in as Private on May 4, 1861 to serve two years.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability on October 11, 1862. He enlisted again, as a Private in Company I, 12th New York Cavalry and mustered on 2 September 1863. He was promoted to Sergeant (date not given), and Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 27 February 1865. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Company C on 12 April 1865, and mustered out with his Company on 19 July 1865 at Raleigh, NC.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from State of New York1 and Phisterer2. His photograph from one posted by Charles McDonald on Findagrave.


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 616 - 629  [AotW citation 12647]

2   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, Vol. 2, pp. 964 - 965  [AotW citation 14224]

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