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Federal (USV)


Simon P. Emery

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Bridgeport, he listed his occupation as soldier and mustered as Private, Company C, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 September 1861 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his memorial has him as Simon P. Emrey and his death date as 29 September.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Old Swedes Christ Church Cemetery, Bridgeport, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11552]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23114]