(1816 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 43 year old mechanic 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 killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from Henderson,1 also as Andrew MacDearmond, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3, as David McDearmond and D. McDearmont. Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census of 1860, and his widow Nancy's 1891 pension application, online from the Georgia Archives. His memorial is on Findagrave; a modern marker has him as Andrew David McDearmond. His picture from a copy of a photograph of unknown provenance, shared online by Camp 79, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Fayetteville, GA.
He married Nancy Washington Stewart (1824-1908) in July 1842 and they had 6 children.
His oldest, son James Washington McDearmond was also in Company I at Sharpsburg.
09/30/1816 in GA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 2, pg. 325 [AotW citation 7314]
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 28347]