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G. L. Andrews
G. L. Andrews

Federal (USA)


George Leonard Andrews

(1828 - 1899)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Service Summary:
After graduating first from West Point, he was commissioned brevet 2nd Lt of Engineers 1 July 1851;
Appointed 2nd Lt, 2 Feb 1854;
He resigned 1 Sept 1855:
Appointed Lt Col, 2nd Massachusets Infantry 25 May 1861, Colonel 13 June 1862;
Appointed Brig Gen of Volunteers 10 Nov 1862;
Honorably mustered out 24 Aug 1865;
Professor at the Military Academy (West Point) 28 Feb 1871;
Retired 31 Aug 1892.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903. Thanks to Jim Rosebrock for the burial information and Arlington link.

More on the Web:
See more photographs and his burial site from Arlington Cemetery, where he lies in Section 2, Grave 930.

Birth Date: 8/31/1828    Place of Birth: Bridgewater, MA    
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY    Graduating Year: 1851    Class Rank: 1st
Death Date: 4/4/1899    Death Place: Brookline, Massachusetts    Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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