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Andrew A. Humphreys

Date of Birth:      November 2, 1810
Hometown:         Philadelphia, PA
Education:           West Point, 1831
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Brigadier General

Date of Death:     December 27, 1883
Place of Death:    Washington, DC
Buried At:            Washington, DC

Major Battles:        Peninsula Campaign, Antietam Campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Siege of Petersburg, Appomattox Campaign

Interesting Fact(s):    Humphreys' grandfather had drawn up the plans for "Old Ironsides", and her sister frigates, to create the first U.S. Navy.  Humphreys' was an engineer, by trade, and was George McClellan's Chief Topographical Engineer during the Peninsula Campaign.  He would go on to a field command, leading his division against Marye's Heights, at Fredericksburg.

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