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McDermott, William

MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 19, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 54th MA INF, 59th MA INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, occ. clerk, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. E, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl Co. H, 59th MA INF, 4/30/64, pr 4/30/64, 2LT, and tr to Co. K, 54th MA INF, 4/1/65, pr 1LT, and tr to Co. I, 59th MA INF, 6/13/65, tr to 54th MA INF, 7/17/65, m/o 8/20/65, Mount Pleasant, SC

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1843, Fairfield, VT
Death: Before 01/31/1878

Burial: St. Patricks Cemetery, Moriah Center, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 139333833
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Catherine, 1/31/1878, no location notes
Portrait?: MassHistSoc
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:
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Saint Patrick Cemetery, Moriah, NY
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