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In 1861, Andrew ( age 19 ) enlisted in the Confederate Armyin the heavy artillery under Gen. E.P. Stewart.He was wounded in the head at the Battle of Fort Pillow and was carried from the battlefield by his brother, George.He had Typhoid Fever in 1862 and was captured, while still in bed, by Capt. Kerr near Corinth, Mississippi.He was a prisoner for eight months before being exchanged for Union prisoners in 1863.He returned to the 13th Tennessee Cavalry at Jackson, Tennessee in 1864.He was sent to Johnson's Army at New Hope Church in Georgia and participated in the famous Peachtree Battle at Atlanta on July 22, 1864 where he lost his left arm at the shoulder.After the war, he went to his Uncle John Barron's in Perry County, Alabama and finished his education.He taught school in Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee. He married Clotilda R. Mauldin in Chesterville, Mississippi in 1872.She died 1882 at Monticello, Arkansas.This 10 year marriage produced 6 children.He later moved to Ellis County, Texas where he served two terms (1888 and 1890) as County Treasurer.His final years were spent in Memphis, Tennessee where he died on June 27, 1926, just six months after the death of his oldest child, Muse Mae (Baxter) Hyde.