Emory

            A man who fought for the independence of America in the Revolutionary War was given a new headstone and a rededication ceremony this past weekend. George Emory was initially a quartermaster in the U.S. military during the Revolutionary War. He worked to secure housing and supplies for the soldiers. He later was stationed as a Private in Pennsylvania and there are reports of him being present at the Battle of Brandywine, the Battle of Germantown, and Valley Forge. He passed away in 1841 and was buried at Loofbourrow Cemetery in Geneva. 

            The Daughters of the American Revolution organized the ceremony. The rededication included the playing of Taps by Christina Hyman, and a 21-gun salute provided by the Color Guard of the Decatur American Legion.  

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