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Maj George Wayne Anderson
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Birth: 1838
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1906
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

George Wayne Anderson, 2nd son of John Wayne Anderson and the former Sarah Ann Houstoun, was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1838. George was educated at local schools and attended University of Virginia 1858-1859; where he studied Modern Languages, Moral Philosophy, and History and Literature.

On January 9th 1861, George married Miss Katherine Hunter Berrien (1840-1916). The couple had four children: John Berrien, Frank Bartow, Katherine Berrien, and Lydia McLane Anderson.

At the outbreak of the Civil War, on May 31st 1861, George Wayne Anderson enlisted as a 2nd lieutenant in the Georgia 2nd Infantry Company; known as the Republican Blues. By April 1863, George was a major and the Commander of Confederate forces; known as Emmett Rifles at Fort McAllister.

Maj. George Anderson surrendered the fort to General Sherman ending the war in Savannah; on December 13th 1864.







 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wayne Anderson (1805 - 1866)
  Sarah Ann Houstoun Anderson (1814 - 1868)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Houston Anderson (1835 - 1888)*
  George Wayne Anderson (1838 - 1906)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: GMG
Record added: Jul 05, 2014
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Maj George Wayne Anderson
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Maj George Wayne Anderson
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You gave it all. You did your very best. We are proud of you. Thank you for your service.
- Irisana
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015

- Darlene T.
 Added: Dec. 30, 2014
 
 
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