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Federal (USV)


Frederick V. Emery

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 64th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted in Ithaca as Private, Company E, 64th New York Infantry on 10 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his left arm in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD in October for but died there of wound on 12 (or 15) October 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History, 2 which has him in the 14th New York Infantry. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


10/12/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


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 27 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7715]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3463]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #488  [AotW citation 25148]