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Samuel Read Anderson
Birth: Feb. 17, 1804
Bedford County, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1883
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. During the Mexican War, he served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. He served as Postmaster of Nashville, Tennessee from 1853 to 1861, when he joined the Rebellion. Named a junior Major General of the provisional forces in Tennessee on May 9, 1861, upon the transfer of the troops to the Confederate government he accepted the position of Brigadier General in the provisional army of the Confederate States, being commissioned on July 9, 1861. He commanded a brigade, consisting of the First, Seventh, and Fourteenth Tennessee infantry and one company of Tennessee cavalry until November 7, 1864. (bio by: Graveaddiction) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Susan O. Trousdale Allen-Anderson*
  Mary J Anderson (1812 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nashville City Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.14756, -86.76935
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Sep 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9462009
Samuel Read Anderson
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Samuel Read Anderson
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Samuel Read Anderson
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