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1LT John R. Emerson
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Birth: 1839
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1863

Civil War Confederate Officer. This Wake County, North Carolina resident was 22-years old when he enlisted on May 28, 1861. He entered the ranks of Company E of the 26th North Carolina Infantry as a Corporal. Emerson was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 21, 1862 and on September 5, 1862, was promoted to 1st Lieutenant. At the battle of Gettysburg, he was felled on the early afternoon of July 1, 1863. Federal forces captured the Lieutenant, and afterwards he was transferred to David's Island, New York Harbor, New York. On August 11, 1863, Emerson succumbed to his battle wound in DeCamp Hospital.  
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Grave 773
 
Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Jan 19, 2006
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1LT John R. Emerson
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