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Miletus Andrews
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1814
Death: Jun. 16, 1865

died in the service of his country; buried at Charlotte, NC; enlistment date: Mar 1, 1864
Co. E 130th Infantry Regiment Indiana

Regimental History
One Hundred and Thirtieth Infantry
INDIANA
(3-YEARS)

One Hundred and Thirtieth Infantry. -- Col., Charles S. Parrish; Lieut.Cols., James R. Bruner, Elijah W. Penny; Majs., Joseph W. Purviance, Elijah W. Penny, Jesse Butler.

This regiment was organized at Kokomo during the winter of
1863-64, and was mustered in March 12. It left the state on
the 16th for Nashville, Tenn., where it was assigned to the
2nd brigade, 1st division, 23rd corps.

It left Nashville April 5 and marched to Charleston, Tenn.,
reaching there on the 24th. On May 3 it moved to Georgia,
engaging in the affair at Rocky Face Ridge and supporting the detachment that drove the enemy from his strong position on "Tater Hill."

It was in the series of skirmishes that terminated in the
battle of Resaca, in which the regiment received and repelled a charge, joining in the pursuit after the battle. It was engaged at Lost Mountain, and again at Pine Mountain, where the enemy was repulsed, and on June 27 fought at Kennesaw Mountain, driving the enemy into his works, holding the advanced position thus gained for several days, and joining in pursuit of the enemy on July 17, the regiment drove the enemy from Decatur and assisted in destroying the railroad.

It was actively engaged at Atlanta; moved with its brigade
Aug. 6, upon a battery which was annoying the Union flank, and participated in a charge that drove the enemy from the field. It was engaged at Jonesboro; moved thence to Lovejoy's Station, and from there to Decatur, where it went into camp.

Joining the pursuit of Hood on Oct. 4, it proceeded to
Gaylesville, Ala., at which point its corps was detached and
ordered to join Gen. Thomas' command at Nashville.

Stopping at Centerville, it was engaged in watching the fords of Duck river until the last of November, in the expectation of intercepting Hood's army; moving then to Nashville, it took part in the work of fortifying that point, and in the battle of Dec. 15-16, joining in the pursuit after Hood's defeat.

It was in camp at Columbus until Jan. 5, 1865, marching thence to Clifton and taking transports for Cincinnati moving from there to Fort Fisher via Washington. Proceeding to Fort Anderson, it sailed on March 1, for Morehead City, thence to New Berne.

It was engaged at Wise's Forks, 4 miles from Kinston. Leaving Kinston on the 20th, it moved to Goldsboro, where it joined Sherman's army. On April 10 it moved with the army to
Smithfield and Raleigh. At the conclusion of active
operations it moved to Greensboro, thence to Charlotte, N. C., where it remained on guard duty during the summer and fall.

It was mustered out Dec. 2, 1865. The original strength was
964; gain by recruits, 28; total, 992. Loss by death, 178; by desertion, 21; unaccounted for, 9.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 3, p. 184 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Smith Andrews (1820 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Surviah S Andrews Huffman (1839 - 1860)*
  John S Andrews (1842 - 1900)*
  George W Andrews (1848 - 1850)*
  Ellen L Andrews (1852 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: buried at Charlotte, NC
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
North Manchester
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: SECTION 6 SITE 396
 
Created by: OPPSheryl
Record added: Jan 08, 2010
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