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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 the Antietam Campaign:
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.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 08 September 1862 at Rockville, MD.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 09/17/1843    Place of Birth: Hempstead, NY    
Death Date: 10/11/1919    Death Place: Hempstead, NY    Burial Place: 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]

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