|Birth||March 20, 1843|
|Death||Dec. 27, 1933|
Private Frank E Andrews
Company C, 142nd New York Infantry
Andrews was born in New York on March 20, 1843. He enlisted as an 19 year old private on August 8, 1862. Andrews was mustered on September 28, 1862 and went on to serve about 34 months. He was mustered out on July 14, 1865 at Fort Monroe, Virginia. Andrews was promoted to corporal on March 1, 1865 and demoted back to private on June 1, 1865.
The 142nd New York Infantry was organized and mustered at Ogdensburg, New York on September 29, 1862. The unit was assigned to the Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (VA) (June 16, 1864 to December 7, 1864). During that action, Private Andrews was wounded at Darbytown Road, Virginia on October 27, 1864. His recovery time and return to the regiment was not available.
Andrews died on December 27, 1933. He is buried in the Geneva Cemetery in Geneva (Fillmore County), Nebraska. He was a member of the Wilson Post (#22) of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Geneva and the Brown Post (#76) in Exeter, Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.