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Federal (USV)


Francis McDermott

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on March 6, 1863, at Fort Monroe, Va.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2477]