John Albion Andrew

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John Albion Andrew was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts. He was elected in 1860 as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts, serving between 1861 and 1866, and led the state's contributions to the Union cause during the American Civil War. He was a guiding force behind the creation of some of the first African-American units in the United States Army, including the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. - Wikipedia


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1865/10/00 In the autumn of 1865, a meeting is held in the council chamber at the State House, at the call of Gov Andrew, Dr Samuel Howe, Sen Charles Sumner, Col Henry Lee, J B Smith, and others, to consider the matter of a suitable memorial to Robert G Shaw. Massachusetts Governor Massachusetts Statehouse Boston Establishment of the Shaw Memorial
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