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Col Samuel Smith Anderson
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1819
Cumberland
Cumberland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1901




GRADUATE, United States Military Accademy, ( USMA ) 1841. OFFICER, US ARMY, 1841-1861 earning 2 brevet promptions for service in Mexican War.

Married Harriet Tisdale.

ADJUTANT GENERAL, Virginia State Forces, early 1861.

APPOINTED, LT. COLONEL, Provisional Army of Virginia
( PAVA ) May 09,1861.

MAJOR, of ARTILLERY, Confederate States ( CS )
REGULAR ARMY, May 24, 1861.

STAFF OFFICER, in Department of Norfolk.

LT. COLONEL, October 02, 1861.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT GENERAL, ( AAG ) Trans Mississippi Department ( TMD ) 1862-1865.

COLONEL, Provisional Army of the Confederate States,
( PACS ) June 13, 1864.

PROMOTED, by General Kirby Smith.

PAROLED, Shreveport June 07, 1865,
POSTWAR, building contractor in New York City and Louisville Kentucky.

DIED: Febuary 20, 1901, in Kentucky.

BURIED: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville Kentucky.

A fellow staff officer called Anderson a " most accomplished and competent Officer. "




 
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Sep 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42503282
Col Samuel Smith Anderson
Added by: Stephen Walker
 
Col Samuel Smith Anderson
Added by: Stephen Walker
 
Col Samuel Smith Anderson
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Biography on page 62 in the book "Staff Officers in Gray" by Robert E. L. Krick.
- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011

- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Nov. 15, 2010
Happy Fathers Day... Rest in Peace...
- Noname
 Added: Jun. 20, 2010
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