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Col Thomas Scott Anderson
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Birth: 1827
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1868
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA




Brother of General Patton brother of General Patton Anderson.

Known Generally as " Scott " Anderson.

Moved to Texas in 1852.

LAWYER IN AUSTIN,DALLAS AND COLUMBUS.

SECRETARY OF STATE, OF TEXAS, 1857-1859.

SARGENT IN MEXICAN WAR.

MARRIED: Mary McNeill Harper. Sister of Colonel Henry Mcneill.

DELEGATE TO TEXAS SECESSION CONVENTION COVENTION

CAPTAIN TEXAS MILITIA.

LT. COLONEL 6th TEXAS CAVALRY, SEPTEMBER 03, 1861.

PRISONER OF WAR ( POW ) ARKANSAS POST EXCHANGE APRIL 29, 1863.

LT. COLONEL 3d TEXAS STATE TROOPS, EARLY 1864.

COLONEL ANDERSON, TEXAS CAVALRY, APRIL 27,1864.

IN THE SPRING OF 1865 HE WAS APPOINTED ( IG ) Inspector
GENERAL OF THE DISTRICT OF TEXAS

LEFT HIS REGIMENT.

PAROLED JUNE 21,1865, HOUSTON.

LIVED IN EAGLE LAKE, COLORADO COUNTY, POST WAR.

DIED SEPTEMBER 25, 1868. EAGLE LAKE.

PROBABLY BURIED LAKEVIEW CEMETERY. EAGLE LAKE, IN AN UNMARKED GRAVE.

AN OBITUARY CALLED " A MAN OF BRILLIANT INTELECTUAL ACHIEVEMENTS... AS TENDER-HEARTED AS A WOMAN. "




 
 
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 Parents:
  Margaret Adair Anderson Bybee (1794 - 1875)
 
 Sibling:
  James Patton Anderson (1822 - 1872)*
  Thomas Scott Anderson (1827 - 1868)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Memorial Gardens
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Oct 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42574659
 


- CK3
 Added: Nov. 5, 2011
Happy Fathers Day... Rest in Peace...
- Noname
 Added: Jun. 20, 2010

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Jan. 15, 2010
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