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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Emerich

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age, 22 years. Enlisted, 5/3/1861 at New York City to serve 2 years; mustered in as private Co. B.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He had his right arm amputated, and died from his wounds at Frederick.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with service details from roster data posted online by Gary Kappesser.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

12/24/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3466]