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Federal (USV)


Martin V. B. Demarest

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He died of fever in camp on Maryland Heights on 20 October 1862.

After the War

Originally buried at Weverton, MD. Reinterred at the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Further details from Toombs2.


c. 1841


10/20/1862; Maryland Heights, MD; burial in 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]