Letters of William H. Emslie,
Co. G, 2d N.Y. Cavalry

William Emslie was born in 1843 in Cornwall, New York, and he died on June 25, 1864 at Andersonville. He had enlisted on August 12, 1861 at Newburgh, and on August 30 was mustered into Company G of the 2d New York Cavalry.
In 1885, the Grand Army of the Republic Post #546, located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, was named for William H. Emslie.
The Civil War community is grateful to William Emslie's great great great niece, Seana Coulter, for sharing these transcripts with us.

The Letters:


Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.
E-mail: greenhsh@morrisville.edu