Private, Company E, 41st Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, TC Ashcraft’s Company (Verona Rifles)
Andrew had a twin brother John who served in the same unit as Andrew at the same time. He had 3 other brothers William, James, Carter who also served. James was killed at the Battle of the Weldon Railroad and was also a Roll of Honor Recipient as was Andrew. He was born in Lincoln County Tennessee in March 1832. He was married to Caroline Alexander in 1858 and had a daughter, Ellen. His parents were Larkin and Ellen Anderson of Bigby Fork, Itawamba County, MS.
Andrew was killed Nov. 30th, 1864 at the Battle of Franklin. He had previously been wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga and the Battle of Atlanta (Ezra’s Church). He was award the Roll of Honor for the Battle of Mrufreesboro.
Andrew was my Great Great Uncle.
He is buried at McGavock Confederate Cemetery. I do not have any pictures or documents to share.
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