Tombstone indicates that "Col. Clinton M. Andrews fell in battle near Nottoway Court House, Virginia on June 23, 1864". (Actually was wounded at Black & White, Virginia).
He was the son of John Newton and Sarah H. Andrews, and the husband of Ellen M. Butz Andrews.
Attended University of North Carolina.
Graduated from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.
Occupation before War: Bank Cashier in Summerville North Carolina.
Principal of Military School in Statesville North Carolina.
Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Captain of Company B 2nd North Carolina Cavalry.
1862 – 1864: Major of 2nd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
1864: Lt. Colonel of 2nd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
1864: Colonel of 2nd North Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
1864: Mortally Wounded in Skirmish at Black & White Virginia.
Cause of his death was from the effects of having his leg amputated.