Robert G. Andrews(1835 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
References, Sources, and other 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 Date: 12/24/1835 Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Shady Grove Cemetery, Burnsville, 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 15582]
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