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John Francis Anderson
Birth: Dec. 4, 1832
Wiscasset
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1902
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. The son of former Maine Governor Hugh J. Anderson, he enlisted at the start of the Civil War as a Private in the 4th Massachusetts Militia Battalion. When that unit was mustered out, he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant and regimental Adjutant of the 24th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He subsequently joined the staff of Major General John G. Foster, serving as an Aide-de-Camp and rising to the rank of Major. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Johnston Anderson (1801 - 1881)
 
 Siblings:
  John Francis Anderson (1832 - 1902)
  Hannah Ann Anderson (1833 - 1912)*
  Joseph Dummer Anderson (1837 - 1881)*
  Thomas Davee Anderson (1842 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Cemetery
Belfast
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Plot: Old Section, Range 13, Lot 1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Apr 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7339409
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