James Thomas Andrews(1840 - 1927)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 06/11/1840 Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 11/12/1927 Burial Place: Belleville Baptist Church Cemetery, Conecuh County, AL
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]
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