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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Robert G. Andrews

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 23 year old farmer from Burnsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 September 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has him as Robert J. Andrews. His gravesite is on Findagrave; he shares a stone with his brother Warren G. Andrews (1842-1862), who also died in uniform. They may be sons of the Reverend Athelstan Andrews (1806-1892), pastor of the Shady Grove Baptist Church in Burnsville.

Birth

12/24/1835 in AL

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Shady Grove Cemetery, Burnsville, 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 15582]