William M. Andrews(1835 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Then a railroad baggage-master, he enlisted as Private in Company C, 13th North Carolina Infantry in 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant after Seven Pines, VA (1 June 1862) and First Lieutenant after the Seven Days (to 1 July 1862).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in action with his Company at SHarpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spottsylvania Courthouse, Cold Harbor, and other actions before surrendering at Appomattox Court House in April 1865.
After the War:
He was a railroad clerk, station agent and conductor, with internal revenue for 4 years, and afterward a contractor and builder.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1.
|Place of Birth: Orange County, NC |
1 Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4, pp. 361, 362 [AotW citation 10090]
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