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Federal (USV)


George M. Demorest

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Corporal, Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 23 September 1862, probably in a US Army hospital in Middletown, MD.

References & notes

His service from Bates.1 He has 2 stones: one in Old Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg, PA and one in Rock Stream Cemetery, Starkey, NY; both online from Findagrave.


c. 1842 in PA


09/23/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Old Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22743]