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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Service information from State of New York1 and Phisterer2. His photograph from one posted by Charles McDonald on Findagrave.


c. 1842


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]