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Pvt William Andrews

Pvt William Andrews

Birth
Death 25 Jun 1876 (aged 32–33)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Buried in the mass grave
Memorial ID 5966692 · View Source
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Private, Company L, 7th US Cavalry. Killed in action at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, along with General George A. Custer and most of the 7th Cavalry.

Enlisted on 19 December 1865, at age 22, in New York City, listing his previous occupation as a farmer. He was discharged from military service on 19 Dec 1868, at Fort Wallace, Kansas, upon the expiration of his service. He re-enlisted on 21 May 1869, and again, on 21 May 1875, at age 30, at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota, listing his previous occupation as a soldier. He had blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, and was 5 feet, 6 1/2 inches tall. Originally buried where he was killed, his body was reinterred in 1877 to the mass grave, now covered by the Battlefield Monument on Last Stand Hill.


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 17 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5966692
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Andrews (1843–25 Jun 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5966692, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .