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Lieut Thaddeus Constantine “Thad” Andrews

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Lieut Thaddeus Constantine “Thad” Andrews

Birth
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Death
4 Apr 1889 (aged 60)
USA
Burial
Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
45038258 View Source

Thad C Andrews served in the Civil War, enlisted on March 19, 1862 at Orangeburg by Capt Frederick as a 2nd Lieutenant into Co C, 2nd Regiment S.C. Artillery. He was quickly promoted to 1st Lieutenant and retained that rank for the duration of the war.

The 2nd Heavy Artillery Regiment served at the forts and batteries around Charleston. In 1865 it was converted to infantry and, assigned to General Elliott's Brigade, took part in the North Carolina Campaign. During the operations on Morris Island, July 10 to September 6, 1863, the regiment lost 2 killed, 15 wounded, and 1 missing. It surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The field officers were Colonels A.D. Frederick and Thomas G. Lamar, Lieutenant Colonel J. Welsman Brown, and Major F.F. Warley and 1st Lieut Thad C Andrews of Co. C.

Thad C Andrews served in the Civil War, enlisted on March 19, 1862 at Orangeburg by Capt Frederick as a 2nd Lieutenant into Co C, 2nd Regiment S.C. Artillery. He was quickly promoted to 1st Lieutenant and retained that rank for the duration of the war.

The 2nd Heavy Artillery Regiment served at the forts and batteries around Charleston. In 1865 it was converted to infantry and, assigned to General Elliott's Brigade, took part in the North Carolina Campaign. During the operations on Morris Island, July 10 to September 6, 1863, the regiment lost 2 killed, 15 wounded, and 1 missing. It surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The field officers were Colonels A.D. Frederick and Thomas G. Lamar, Lieutenant Colonel J. Welsman Brown, and Major F.F. Warley and 1st Lieut Thad C Andrews of Co. C.


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Co C 2nd S. C. Vols - CSA - A gallant soldier Who will not be Forgotten

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