Martin V. B. Demarest(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was married 3 July 1862 in Paterson, NJ to Hannah E. Masters, who was about 17 years old. He was 21 on enlistment in August 1862, in Company K if the 13th New Jersey Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He died of fever in camp on Maryland Heights on 20 October 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried at Weverton, MD. Reinterred at the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Further details from Toombs2.
Death Date: 10/20/1862 Death Place: Maryland Heights, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3422]
2 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 29 [AotW citation 7876]
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