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PVT Bruce Anderson
Birth: Jun. 19, 1845
Oswego County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1922
Albany County
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 142nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the combined Army-Navy assault and capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina on January 15, 1865. His citation reads “Voluntarily advanced with the head of the column and cut down the palisading”. His Medal was issued on December 28, 1914, and was one of the last awarded for Civil War service. He was one of five 142nd New York Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Alaric B. Chapin, Private George Merrill, Private Zachariah C. Neahr and Captain William H. Walling). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Julia James Anderson (____ - 1914)*
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Green Hill Cemetery
Montgomery County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
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PVT Bruce Anderson
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PVT Bruce Anderson
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PVT Bruce Anderson
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 24, 2017
TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though PVT Bruce Anderson has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. Trooper Anderson.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Feb. 18, 2017
Thank you, Private for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
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