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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Alsinas Andrews

(1840 - 1863)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted in Pittsfield, PA and mustered into service as Corporal, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 December 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant on 12 April 1862 and was at Cedar Mountain in August.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at Aquia Creek, VA on 21 February 1863 and was buried at Marlboro Point, Stafford County, VA. He was later reinterred at the National Cemetery at Fredericksburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His presence at Antietam and other details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.

Birth

1840; Warren County, PA

Death

02/21/1863 Aquia Creek, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1048  [AotW citation 21687]