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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Thomas Andrews

(1840 - 1927)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 21 year old farmer from Belleville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. Wounded in action at First Manassas, VA on 21 July 1861.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Promoted to 5th Sergeant on 5 July 1863 (after Gettysburg) and 4th Sergeant on 20 September 1864. Reported as a deserter on 1 February 1865. Surrendered 4 May 1865 at Citronelle and paroled 13 June 1865 at Mobile.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

06/11/1840 in AL

Death

11/12/1927; burial in Belleville Baptist Church Cemetery, Conecuh County, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15554]