Historical Rosters Database
Andrew Parks ShrewsburyRoster ID 706
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1858|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Andrew Parks Shrewsbury, Class of 1858: Born- 1836. Matriculated from Shrewsbury, (WV). At VMI 1 month. Military Record: Left VMI because of "hazing" by older cadets. Enlisted May 8, 1861 at Kanawha Court House (WV) as Pvt, Company H (originally Company I), 22nd Va. In hospital (Charlottesville) with diarrhea June 1864. Captured at Third Winchester. Held at Point Lookout, Maryland until sent for exchange March 15, 1865. Listed on report of deserters surrendered in (US) Department of WV April 1865. Took oath and sent north. Post War Career: Farmer; gold miner. Medical student. Lived in New York. Died- Died prior to June 1920. Note- Some sources including the Register of Former Cadets list his name as Shrewsberry. Shrewsbury is the correct spelling.|