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PVT Emmert Martin

PVT Emmert Martin

Birth
Death 1898
Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Ohio Plot, Section F, Site #17
Memorial ID 61096720 · View Source
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Emmert Martin served as a Private in Company A, 9th Battalion, Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War.

He died of disease in the fall of 1898 at Camp Meade, near Middletown, Pennsylvania.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on November 6, 1898.

He is one of only 5 African-American soldiers to be buried in the Civil War section of the cemetery.


Inscription


EMMET MARTIN.
CO. A. BATTALION 9.

Gravesite Details His name on his headstone should read "EMMERT MARTIN."

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 3 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61096720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Emmert Martin (unknown–1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61096720, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .