Paid Advertisement
Historynet/feed historynet feedback facebook link World History Group RSS feed World History Group Subscriptions Historynet Home page

Picture of Month Gallery

Originally published by Civil War Times magazine. Published Online: May 24, 2012 
Print Friendly
0 comments FONT +  FONT -


Andrew McKillip

Picture 8 of 18

This CDV is identified along the bottom as Andrew McKillip. An ink inscription on the back reads, "Uncle Andrew was our only brother. Killed at Fredericksburg - Va near the close of the war". McKillip enlisted into Busteeds Light Artillery Battery of Illinois at age 22 years on Sept. 9th, 1861. On November 12th, 1862 he transferred into Battery G of the 1st New York Light Artillery. A month to the very day of his transfer Andrew found himself crossing one of the pontoon bridges, which spanned the Rappahannock into Fredericksburg, and met his fate. While crossing the bridge he was struck down by rebel fire December 12th, 1862, the only casualty his battery incurred during the engagement. Image Copyright Matthew Fleming.

Leave a Reply

Human Verification: In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Related Articles

History Net Images Spacer
Paid Advertisement
Paid Advertisement
History Net Daily Activities
History net Spacer
History net Spacer
Historynet Spacer

Which of these wars resulted in the most surprising underdog upset?

View Results | See previous polls

Loading ... Loading ...
History net Spacer
RSS Feed Daily Email Update
History net Spacer
Paid Advertisement

Paid Advertisement
What is HistoryNet? is brought to you by World History Group, the world's largest publisher of history magazines. contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.

If you are interested in a specific history subject, try searching our archives, you are bound to find something to pique your interest.

From Our Magazines
World History Group

World History Group Network:  HistoryNet | Armchair General | Achtung Panzer!
Today in History | Ask Mr. History | Picture of the Day | Daily History Quiz | Contact Us

Copyright © 2015 World History Group. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Advertise With Us | Subscription Help | Privacy Policy