Lt. John R. Andrews, Biddeford, ca. 1861

Contributed by McArthur Public Library

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Lieutenant John R. Andrews of Biddeford is shown in his military uniform in about 1861. This is from an autograph book owned by Miss Ellen Junkins, who was a school teacher in Biddeford.

The writing, which is in two different hands, reads: "Army-1861, Lieut. J. R. Andrews, Married John R. Andrews, Scarboro, Maine". A past library employee made the pencil note which reads "Granite Andrews."

Lt. Andrews was a member of the Andrews family which dominated Biddeford's granite industry.

Andrews enlisted in Co. I of the Maine 1st Cavalry on Oct. 31, 1861 as a sergeant. He was promoted to full second lieutenant. He was mustered out on November 25, 1864.

He served under Colonel John Goddard.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lt. John R. Andrews, Biddeford, ca. 1861
  • Creator: Ellen Junkins
  • Creation Date: circa 1861
  • Subject Date: circa 1861
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper, photograph
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: MS999 Junkins, Nellie P.
  • Collection: Archival Collections
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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