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Pvt James W Anderson
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Birth: 1834
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Brother of Private Esli (died 8/22/1862) of (3rd) "H" Co. VA 47th Infantry & Private Ezer, of "E" Co. VA 47th Infantry.

(3rd) Company H of Caroline County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Caroline County VA; 25 year-old Merchant.
Enlisted on 3/24/1862 at Fredericksburg, VA, he was mustered into (3rd) "H" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a 5th Sergeant; $50 bounty.
Absent With Out Leave 7/4/1862-12/12/1862; reduced to ranks, Private, 7/4/1862.
Wounded 7/3/1863 by gunshot, with fractured upper 3rd of femur, POW 7/4/1863 Gettysburg, PA.; admitted, confined & treated 7/29/1863 at Camp Letterman General Hospital, Gettysburg, PA.; died there.

His widow, Sarah, filed a Settlement Claim 1/14/1865.

The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Gettysburg Dead Section: originally buried at Gettysburg, he was reinterred 1872-73.
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
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