Charles Oscar Embrey
Private, Confederate States of America Army
of Paula Lucy Delosh: December
Charles Oscar Embrey, aged 87 years, a native of Culpeper County,Virginia, died suddenly at his home in Washington (807 A Street, N.E.) on December 2,1925. The veteran was stricken about a half hour before he expired, death being a result of infirmities of advanced age.
The deceased was a brother of Mrs.Walter A. Embrey,of Fredericksburg, uncle of Judge Alvin Thomas Embrey, Alpheus Wilson Embrey and W. S.Embrey. He served the Confedracy with valor throughout the entire War Between the States, and had the unique record of never missing a Confederate reunion up to the time of his death. His wife,Samantha Evelyn Colbert Embrey, died in June of 1922,while the veteran was in attendance at a reunion.
Served under Colonel Sam Garland, he entered
the service in June 1861 at Morrisville in the county of Fauquier. Taken
prisoner at the Battle of Five Forks and remained a prisoner until the
end of the war. Oath of Allegiance to the
Funeral services will be held from the Calvert Baptist Church in Washington on December 4,1925 and burial following in Arlington Cemetery
His wife was the daughter of James D.and Elizabeth
Colbert.,of Culpeper County,Virginia, and born in Virginia. She was the
mother of Charles William, George S., Mary Catherine, Sarah V., Laura M.,
Lula C., Joseph, Esther and Austin M.
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