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:
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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