Francis McDermottHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 38 at enlistment, Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861. Promoted to corporal on December 5, 1861. Promoted to sergeant on June 27, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged for wounds on March 6, 1863, at Fort Monroe, Va.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2477]
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