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Federal (USV)


Edward Deforrest

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 125th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted on 11 August 1862 in Troy, and mustered as a Private in Company F, 125th New York Infantry on 27 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Bolivar Heights near Harpers Ferry on 15 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1830


09/15/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in New Mount Ida Cemetery, Troy, 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, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 716  [AotW citation 22411]