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