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EWING, Andrew, Confederate soldier, born in Nashville, Tenn.; died in Atlanta, Georgia, 16 June 1864. He studied law and became eminent in his profession, and for years participated in the political controversies that distinguished the history of Tennessee at that time. He represented the Nashville district in congress from 3 December 1849, to 3 March 1851, having been elected as a Democrat. In February 1861, he was elected as a Unionist to represent Davidson County in the proposed State convention, which was voted down by the people. Subsequently he was drawn away from his allegiance to the Union, and took an active part against the government. After the fall of Fort Donelson he left his home, and until he died held an office in the Confederate army.
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