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Andrew Denison 7113366
Below is an 1887 published bio - could you please add it? It also contains his middle name as well as birth and death information.

Thank you

"Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography, Vol. II, New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1887"

"Denison, Andrew Woods, soldier, b. in Baltimore, Md., 15 Dec., 1831; d. there 24 Feb., 1877. In 1862 he raised the 8th Maryland regiment for the National army, and in August of that year became its colonel, serving till the close of the war. He commanded the Maryland brigade of Robinson's division at Laurel Hill, where he lost an arm, and was again wounded at White Oak Ridge, near Petersburg. He was brevetted brigadier-general for gallantry in the first-named battle on 9 Aug., 1864, and major-general for the second, 31 March, 1865. Gen. Denison was appointed postmaster of Baltimore, 19 April, 1869, and held the office till his death."
Added by Graves on Nov 30, 2012 6:43 PM
Bill Thayer
Henry C. Bankhead
Hello Doug,

We can put a face on this man! He was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1850. A career biography of him is given in entry #1484 in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; it is online at http://tinyurl.com/Cullum1484

Kind regards,
Bill Thayer
http://tinyurl.com/USAHistory
Added by Bill Thayer on Jan 30, 2011 6:58 AM
 

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