Short Bios | Andreas Winter

Captain Andreas Winter, 32nd Indiana
By Michael A. Peake

Andreas Winter, a German-born resident of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, mustered at Indianapolis as captain Company “K,” 32nd Indiana on September 24, 1861. During the move on Corinth, Mississippi, Winter’s company, posted next to Erdelmeyer’s Company “A,” on the right of Johnson’s line at Bridge Creek, received the brunt of the three Confederate attacks on the morning of May 28, 1862. He was discharged in February 1863 following the battle of Stone’s River. Winter died at Evansville in July 1907 at the age 83.

Portrait by Theodore M. Schleier’s Photograph Gallery, Corner Cherry & Union Streets, Nashville, Tennessee.

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Captain Andreas Winter
Library of Congress: LC-USZ62-128691