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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1845

Vol. II
p224
1245

(Born Ct.)

George P. Andrews

(Ap'd N. C.)

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George Pearce Andrews

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1845.

Served: in garrison at Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1845‑46; on Recruiting service, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Feb. 16, 1847)

the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 8, 1847)

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 8, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex.)

where he was wounded, — Battery against Chapultepec, Sep. 12‑13,

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.)

1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13‑14, 1847; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, June 4, 1847, to Oct. 26, 1848; on voyage to California, 1848‑49; on frontier duty at San Francisco, Cal., 1849, — Benicia, Cal., 1849‑51, — on Commissary duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1851‑53, being engaged in several Skirmishes in the vicinity, — San Francisco, Cal., 1853, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1854, — Ft. Washita, I. T., 1854‑55, — and Benicia, Cal., 1856‑59; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery,

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Oct. 12, 1858)

June 1 to Nov. 1, 1858; on leave of absence, 1860; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860, — Expedition against Snake Indians, 1860, being engaged in a Skirmish near Harney Lake, Aug., 1860, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1860, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860‑61, — and Alcatraz Island, Cal., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., Dec. 12, 1861, to Mar. 20, 1862; in garrison at Fort Point, San Francisco harbor, Cal., Apr. 29, 1862, to Sep. 10, 1863; as Asst. Provost Marshal General for California and Nevada, Sep. 10, 1863, to Feb. 1, 1864; and in garrison at Angel Island, San Francisco harbor, Cal., Feb. 1, 1864, to Oct., 1865, — at Ft. Adams, R. I.,

(Major, 5th Artillery, July 28, 1866)

Nov. 30, 1865, to Apr. 30, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Jefferson, Fla., June 3, 1867, to Feb. 24, 1868; in command of Sub-District of Key West, Fla., July 7 to Nov. 21, 1867, — of Columbia, S. C., Mar. 15 to Apr. 28, 1868, continuing there to Oct., 1868, — of Ft. Macon, N. C., Oct. 11, 1868, to Mar., 1869, — of Ft. Sullivan, Me., Mar. 16, 1869, to Jan. 3, 1873, — and of Ft. Trumbull, Ct., Jan. 9 to June 13, 1873; as Member of Board, at Boston, Mas., June 13 to Oct. 23, 1873; in command of Ft. Warren, Mas., Oct. 23, 1873, to Oct. 14, 1875, — of Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., Oct. 19 to Nov. 23, 1875, — and of post of Savannah, Ga., Dec. 1, 1875, to June 16, 1877; on leave of absence, June 16 to Sep. 19, 1877; in command at Savannah, Ga., Sep. 19, 1877, to Apr. 23, 1879; on duty with regiment p225at Atlanta, Ga., to July 3, 1880; in command of regiment and post of

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th Artillery, July 1, 1880)

Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 27 to Dec. 23, 1880; of Ft. Point, Cal., to Mar. 15, 1881; and in command of regiment and post of Presidio,

(Transferred to 1st Artillery, Oct. 27, 1881)

(Colonel, 3d Artillery, Nov. 3, 1882)

(Transferred to 1st Artillery, Nov. 4, 1882)

San Francisco, Cal., to Mar. 22, 1885.

Retired from Active Service, Mar. 22, 1885, he being 64 Years of Age.

Died, July 2, 1887, at Ft. Winfield Scott, Cal.: Aged 66.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


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