Henry Emerich(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age, 22 years. Enlisted, 5/3/1861 at New York City to serve 2 years; mustered in as private Co. B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He had his right arm amputated, and died from his wounds at Frederick.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with service details from roster data posted online by Gary Kappesser.
Death Date: 12/24/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3466]
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