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William Black Anderson
Birth: Apr. 2, 1830
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1901
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War in 60th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, being commissioned its Lieutenant Colonel on February 17, 1862. He was advanced to Colonel and commander of the unit on April 4, 1863. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "galantry and meritorious services during the war". After the war he was elected to represent Illinois' 19th District in the United States House of Representantives, serving from 1875 to 1877. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 465
 
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Record added: Nov 24, 2001
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