US Grover, Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Grover

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Born: December 22, 1830

Birthplace: West Dryden, New York

Father: Peter Grover 1806 – 1836

Mother: Mary F. George 1809 – 1838

Wife: Silvanies Mabel Fox 1832 – 1889
(Buried: Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, New York)​

Children:

Julia Grover Sager 1852 – 1923​
(Buried: Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, New York)​
Maybella Grover 1856 – 1945​
Alletta Grover 1858 – 1859​
(Buried: Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, New York)​

Occupation before War:

Minister of Cortland Methodist Church in Cortland, New York​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Captain, Company A, 76th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Virginia Peninsula Campaign​
1862: Wounded during the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1862: Discharged from Army due to disability on December 20th
1863: Major of 76th New York Infantry Regiment​
1863: Regimental Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Killed on the 1st day of Battle of Gettysburg at Oak Hill North​

Died: July 1, 1863

Place of Death: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 32 years old

Original Burial Spot: Buried by Union Prisoners on the battlefield

Burial Place: Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, New York
 
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