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Col Benjamin M. Anderson
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Birth: 1836
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1865
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Served as Captain in William Walker's Fillbuster Army and was wounded in Nicaragua.

United States Clerk for Pork Packing firm in Louisville Kentucky

Civil War Career:
1861: Major in 1st Kentucky Infantry Regiment
1861: Major in 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment
1861 1862: Lt. Colonel of 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment
Recruiter and Colonel in Kentucky behind union lines

1863: Nominated for Confederate States Senate

1864: Nomination as Confederate Senator was rejected

1864: Took an oath of loyalty to the Union in Louisville Kentucky

After the war, he was involved in the planning phase of the Northwest Conspiracy In 1864 he was arrested and maintained that he was innocent
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Anderson (____ - 1880)
  Mary Wigglesworth Anderson (____ - 1881)
 
 Siblings:
  Bennie Anderson*
  Elias Davis Anderson (____ - 1865)*
  Edward Riley Anderson (____ - 1845)*
  Joanna Sidney Anderson Hewett (1822 - 1912)*
  Emily Francis Anderson Barbaroux (1825 - 1900)*
  John Foster Anderson (1833 - 1871)*
  Benjamin M. Anderson (1836 - 1865)
  Mary R. Anderson Letcher (1842 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
C.S.A. Died in his 29th year
 
Note: Additional inscription unreadable
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section M Plot 228 Grave #7
 
Created by: RosalieAnn
Record added: Mar 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13533780
Col Benjamin M. Anderson
Added by: RosalieAnn
 
 
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- Joyce
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014

- Genealogy Girl
 Added: Dec. 31, 2011
REPOSE EN PAIX BENJAMIN!
- quebecoise
 Added: Jun. 17, 2008
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