From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Emmerich '70

Date of birth: January 20, 1849

Date of death: February 3, 1894

Age: 45

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Charles Franklin Emmerich was admitted to the Naval Academy from Washington, D.C. on September 26, 1866 at age 17 years 8 months.


Charles died on February 3, 1894 at Mare Island Naval Hospital; his death "was ascribed to cancer of the stomach."

He is buried in California; he has a memory marker in Washington, D.C.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 26 September, 1866. Graduated 7 June, 1870. Ensign, 13 July, 1872. Master, 30 January, 1875. Lieutenant, 6 November, 1881. Died 3 February, 1894.

Class of 1870

Charles is one of 4 members of the Class of 1870 on Virtual Memorial Hall.