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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1851

Vol. II

(Born Mas.)

George L. Andrews

(Ap'd Mas.)


George Leonard Andrews: Born Aug. 31, 1828.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1851.

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston Harbor, Mas., 1851‑54; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Feb. 2, 1854)

of Engineering, Aug. 30, 1854, to Sep. 1, 1855.

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1855.

Civil History. — Engineer of Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, at Manchester, N. H., 1855‑57. Asst. Engineer in the service of the United States, in the construction of the fortifications of Boston Harbor, Mas., 1857‑59, — and at Sandy Hook, N. J., 1859‑60.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑65: in guarding the Upper Potomac, July to Nov., 1861;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 2d Mas. Volunteers, May 24, 1861)

in garrison at Frederick, Md., and as Member of Board for examining Volunteer Officers, Dec., 1861, to Apr., 1862; in Operations under Major-General Banks, in the Shenandoah Valley, Mar. to June, 1862, being engaged

(Colonel, 2d Mas. Volunteers, June 13, 1862)

in several Skirmishes, — and Combat of Winchester, May 25, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, June to Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Oct., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; at New York, forwarding troops and

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 10, 1862)

supplies for Major-General Banks's Expedition to New Orleans, Dec. 5, 1862, to Jan. 24, 1863; in Operations in the Department of the Gulf, Feb. 15, 1863, to Feb. 13, 1865 (as Chief of Staff of Major-General Banks, Mar. 6 to July 9, 1863), being engaged in the Advance on Port Hudson, Mar. 14, 1863, — Combat of Ft. Bisland, Apr. 13‑14, 1863, — Advance upon Opelousas and Alexandria, Apr. to May, 1863, — Siege of Port Hudson, May 25 to July 9, 1863, — in command of the Corps d'Afrique, July 10, 1863 to Feb. 13, 1865, at Port Hudson, La., — and District of Baton Rouge and Port Hudson, Dec. 28, 1864, to Feb. 13, 1865; as Provost-Marshal General of the Army of the Gulf, Feb. 27 to June 6, 1865, being present at the Attack on Mobile, Ala., and its defenses,

(Bvt. Maj.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 26, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Campaign against the City of Mobile and its Defenses)

Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 1865, — and as Chief of Staff of Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Canby, June 6 to Aug. 24, 1865.

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865.

 p437  Civil History. — Planter, Washington County, Mis., 1865‑67. U. S. Marshal for the State of Massachusetts, Apr. 8, 1867, to Feb. 28, 1871.

Military History. — Professor of French, U. S. Military Academy,

(Professor of French, U. S. Military Academy, Feb. 28, 1871)

Feb. 28, 1871, to June 30, 1882; and of Modern Languages, U. S. Military

(Professor of Modern Languages, U. S. Military Academy, June 30, 1882)

Academy, since June 30, 1882.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(George Leonard Andrews)

Military History. — Professor, U. S. M. A., until

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, Aug. 31, 1892.

Died April 4, 1899, at Brookline, Mass.: Aged 71.

Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA.

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