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McDermott, James

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

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)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

James McDermott. Who lived on the east side of the upper lake in Plymouth, died suddenly Friday afternoon. He was born in Ireland and w s75 years old. A wife and three sons survive him, William and Philip of Plymouth and James McDermott of Windsor, also one sister, Margaret Mulloy of Ludlow. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting in company G, 2d regiment, Vermont Volunteers, at Burlington, August 23, 1863. He was wounded in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864, and was mustered out June 19, 1865. He was a member of O.O. Howard post, No. 23, G.A.R.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 13, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.