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Emmitsburg's Civil War Soldiers

(Company C, Cole’s Cavalry)

Captain Samuel Newton McNair

War Record

Corporal. Enlisted on August 27, 1861.  Wounded in action on September 2, 1862. Discharged on January 7, 1865 for disability Veteran.

Note: Although the Emmitsburg Chronicle ran Samuel McNiar's obituary in 1909, stating he was a captain, no solid source has been found to his promotion.


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The Death of Emmitsburg's Most Prominent Man