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Pvt Elbert T Anderson
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 5, 1864
Wilderness
Orange County
Virginia, USA

Company D, 50th Virginia Infantry, Jones' Brigade, Johnson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Grayson County VA; a 22 year-old Farm Laborer.
Enlisted on 6/4/1861 at Grayson County, VA as a Private, he mustered into "D" Co. VA 50th Infantry.
Hospitalized, sick 7/25/1861 Wytheville, VA.
Absent, sick 11/1/1861 Grayson County, VA.
Promoted to Corpl 4/15/1864.
He was Killed in Action in the Battle of The Wilderness, VA.

The 50th Infantry Regiment was organized in July, 1861, with ten companies and three companies of cavalry temporarily attached. During September one of the cavalry companies was disabled and the other two transferred to the 8th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. The unit was reorganized in May, 1862, with nine companies.
The regiment sustained heavy casualties in the fight at The Wilderness. (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Virginia State Section
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Jun 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11192768
Pvt Elbert T Anderson
Added by: BigFrench
 
Pvt Elbert T Anderson
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Dear Pvt. Anderson: Your life meant much to those who lost you...we lost a "son of the Confederacy" and we will NEVER forget your sacrifice!"And to your silent legion, go not subdued and bowed, but with the souls of heroes, standing erect and proud...sca...(Read more)
- Monty Chase
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- Sam Matheney
 Added: May. 13, 2014

- Loving Memories~RoxღEd
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013
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