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McDermott, James


Age: 24, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/63, m/i 9/5/63, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 07/08/1837, Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland
Death: 04/10/1914

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: 584
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


2nd Great Grandfather of Joseph J. Meakin, Inkster, MI

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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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James W. McDermott

James Winfield McDermott was born in Ballymote, Sligo, Ireland 8 July 1837, son of James Sr. & Margaret (Scalon) McDermott. He married in Plymouth, Vermont, 3 Oct. 1867, Mary Crosby. James was a veteran of the Civil War. enlisted at age 24 from Burlington, Vt. 12 Aug., 1862 in Co. "G", 2nd Vt. Vols. He was discharged 9 June, 1865, having served 1 year, 9 mos., 27 days. He was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness on 5 May, 1864. He came to be naturalized in 1851. In 1855 he lived in Plymouth. In 1880 census of Plymouth, he and Mary had the following Children: William Monroe (age 11), Philip Washington (age 7), and James Winfield Jr. (age 1). Jim was living in Plymouth, Vt. in 1890. In 1910 census, he and Mary had been married 41 years, had 4 children, but only three were living in 1910. Jim d. from a heart attack complicated by acute indigestion on his farm in Tyson 10 April 1914 (age 76 yrs. 9 mos. 2 days).

Contributed by Linda Welch.

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