(1843 - 1897)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was 17 years old, and lived with his parents and siblings in Houston County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was detailed a a butcher to the Brigade Commissary Department in August 1863 and was with his Company to at least February 1865, the latest record in his military file.
After the War
In 1880 he was a farmer in Fayette County, GA.
References & notes
His service from Henderson,1 as MacDearmond or McDermond, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860 and 1880.
He married Nancy Harrison (1839-1906) in July 1865 and they had 3 children.
His father David McDearmond was also in Company I but was killed at Sharpsburg.
05/08/1843; Fayette County, GA
02/15/1897; Dekalb County, AL
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. II, pg. 325 [AotW citation 28348]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 28349]