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Federal (USV)


Andrew Jackson DeMott

(1843 - 1919)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 78th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 19 on 21 November 1861 at Hempstead, NY, to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Company A, 78th New York Infantry on 22 November.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 08 September 1862 at Rockville, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/17/1843; Hempstead, NY


10/11/1919 Hempstead, NY; burial in Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695  [AotW citation 15407]