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Josephine Anderson
Birth: 1849, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1863, USA

Civil War Figure. She was the 14-year-old sister of Confederate partisan "Bloody" Bill Anderson, who was one of William Quantrill's men. In August 1863, shortly after Union General Thomas Ewing issued the infamous Order No. 11, she, her 10-year-old sister, plus Susan Womacks and other female relatives of Quantrill's men were imprisoned in a building at 1409 Grand Avenue in Kansas City that was owned by George Caleb Bingham and rented to the Union Army. On August 13, the building collapsed, killing her, Susan Womacks and two other women. A week later, on August 21, Quantrill's band of partisans sacked Lawrence, Kansas in a brutal reprisal. (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Corner of East Spruce
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Dec 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6012790
Josephine Anderson
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Josephine Anderson
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Josephine Anderson
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I'm saddened by your loss, though I never met you. I admire your brother Bill and know that you must have been an Angel on earth before going to Heaven. I know you were loved by so many people and bless your brother, Bill for avenging your cruel death. Se...(Read more)
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