|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1815|
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 1883|
LT. USN, 1834-1850, Chatham County.
MAYOR of SAVANNAH GEORGIA, 1855-1856, 1865-1869, 1873-1876.
Married: Sarah Williamson.
With Georgia Ordinance Department early 1861.
MAJOR, of ARTILLERY, May 18, 1861.
GOVERNMENT AGENT, in England, purchasing army supplies, May-November 1861.
INSPECTOR of SAVANNAH batteries under General Robert E. Lee, December 1861.
LT. COLONEL, Provisional Army of the Confederate Army ( PACS, ) April 30, 1862.
COLONEL, July 09,1862.
COMMANDED: batteries guarding Savannah. Offered post of Assistant Secretary of War in 1862 but declined.
COMMANDED: post of Charleston, South Carolina, January- February 1865, after Savannah was evacuated.
POST WAR BANK DIRECTOR.
DIED: January 06, 1883, Savannah, Georgia.
BURIED: Laurel Grove Cemetery.
General McLaws found Anderson,
" a most valuable officer and an upright, honorable gentleman. "
Uncle of General R.H. Anderson and Col. E.C. Anderson Jr.
His war diary has been published.
Memorial Grave Marker Photo courtesy of nu2ga. Thank you so much for your time and effort.
Sarah Williamson Anderson (1816 - 1884)
Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Sep 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42500273