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CAPTAIN ANDREW GRUBB, Company "K"


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Captain Andrew Grubb

1st Lieutenant, 27 Jul 1861; Captain, 7 Feb 1862
Mexican War Veteran
(Back - U. S. Revenue 1862 tax stamp)

[CDV owned by Linda Fluharty.]


"Andrew Grubb joined Company K at Wheeling, with a squad of men from Ohio, and became first lieutenant. Upon the retirement of Capt. Kiger, he became captain, which position he held until the company was mustered out. He was an efficient, brave and faithful officer, and the men had a good leader in him. He was always ready for duty, and no service was too severe for him to fulfill to the best of his ability. After retiring from the army he lived in Bridgeport, O., until his death, which occurred 1889; The captain was held in high esteem by his comrades, as a patriotic, courageous man." ..... History of the 5th W.Va. Cavalry

A collection of items related to this family is owned by Linda Cunningham Fluharty.

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