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Federal (USV)


Adam Emery

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 134th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lawrence County, he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 4 November but died there of typhoid fever on 11 November 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick in Mount Olivet Cemetery, but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Adam Emory, Co. E. His service from Bates.2 Hospital detail from the Patient List.3 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Irene/Serene Rogers (1835-1909) in about 1859 and they had two daughters; the second, Elizabeth, was probably born after his death.


03/07/1839; North Slippery Rock, PA


11/11/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in 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 3465]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25105]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.277  [AotW citation 25106]