Saturday, September 22, 2012

Four Men Of The First Maine Cavalry

Its rare to come  across a picture of camp life which the men are identidied.  There is not a lot of information on the men, but I felt it was inportant to show them in camp life.  If you have any information on these men and would like to see it posted here drop me a line.

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Tristum Andrews Company E., Hammer in hand.

Andrews, Tristum. Age 20; residence. Freeport; mustered in. August 28, 1862, as private; joined company October11, 1862; appointed. farrier, 1863; discharged for dis. June 16, 1865.

Update 9-21-2913
The following is given by Peter Van Atta.
Tristum Andrews moved to Granite Falls, Snohomish County, Washington Territory about 1890.
He had 5 children.
He died at Orting, WA May 14,1913 and buried in Tacoma, WA.
His son John H. Andrews was one of the last blacksmith/farriers in Tacoma in the 1920's.
His son Fred Page Andrews was my grandfather

Levi Crowell Company K., Cap on head.

Crowell Levi, Blacksmith; Age 38; born Nova Scotia; Residence Rockland; Enlisted August 15, 1862, Rockland; Mustered in September 18, 1862, as private Joind company shortly affter appointed farrier, October 31, 1862; discharged General Order No. 83.

Charles W. Lyons Company E., Hat with crossed sabres.

Lyons, Charles W. Age 30; res. Houlton; mus. Aug. 30, '62; joined co.; ap. farrier, '63; disch. G. O. No. 83.

Andrew Stetson, Company D., Rear in front.

Stetson Andrew B., Age 40, Residence Eastport; Mustered in October 19, 1861; sick in hospital 1864; Mustered out November 25, 1864, Ex. of service.

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