Andrew J Haines
Born April 5, 1847, in Preble county, Ohio, son of John T. and Maria Hampton Haines. Married September 26, 1879, in Jackson
township, Miami county, Indiana, to eliza Endsley, who was born in that county October 31, 1835; they had four children.
Comrade Haines was a farmer boy and was but 15 years old when he enlisted at Peru, Indiana, August 19, 1862; was a private
soldier in Company D, 99th Indiana; in 1863 he was ill in field hospital with mumps about one month; he was an active
participant in sieges of Vicksburg, Jackson, Resaca, Atlanta, Kenesaw, and Ft. McAlister, and numerous skirmishes; he was
mustered out June, 1865. He had four brothers in the Union service, one of whom, Reuben, was in Company D, of the 99th; he
is a member of the Congregational church of which he is a trustee; belongs to Summer's Post, No. 59, G. A. R.; by occupation
is a farmer. Comrade Haines' mother is a first cousin to Ex-Governor Wade Hampton, of South Carolina, but it did not affect
the loyalty of the Indiana family as one of the brothers, John, was in the 88th Cavalry; Mark and George in the 8th Indiana
Infantry, and Reuben and Andrew in the 99th Indiana. His address is Amboy, Indiana.
New History of the 99th Indiana Infantry: Containing Official Reports, Anecdotes, Incidents, Biographies and Complete Rolls
Daniel R. Lucas, Horner Printing Company, 1900