Corp Moses D. Anderson

Corp Moses D. Anderson

Birth
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Feb 1888 (aged 50)
Sligo, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Sligo, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 17262783 · View Source
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Civil War index card in PA State Archives
Enrolled 10 Aug 1862 at Curllsville (age 25).
Mustered in 2 Sept 1862 at Pittsburgh.
Wounded in action 1 Apr 1865.
Discharged at Balt., MD
Occup: wagon maker
He had brown hair, grey eyes.

1862 (August 10): Moses enlisted in Curllsville, Clarion County, PA for the Civil War Co. H. Reg. PA Vol Inf. He is described in his disability discharge certificate and pension records as being 5'9", having a dark complexion, grey eyes and brown hair. He enlisted a wagon maker.

1865 (April 1): Moses was wounded at the Battle of Five Forks in VA. when a musket or minnie (gunshot) fell through the side and penetrated his lung. Some pension records state he had pleuritic adhesions, mashing his lungs. He was treated in Welch Hospital for one week, a week in Sutherland Station Hospital, one week in Petersburg Hospital, then to (Jarvis) City Point Hospital where M. D. Anderson was discharged at Baltimore, MD on May 27, 1865 due to his disability. He spent the next 23 years partially disabled from his injuries and making several claims for disability pension and increases.

After several years of suffering, Moses died from the effect of a gun-shot wound received in the gallant charge in front of Petersburg, Va. aged 50 years 10 months and 14 days.


Republican Gazette, March 1, 1888 - (John E. Myers Post, Nov.336, GAR) - The mortal remains of Moses D. Anderson, late Corporal of Co. "H", 155th Regt., Pa. Vol., were consigned to the tomb in Sligo cemetery on the 29th day of Feby., A. D., 1888 by this post. Comrade Anderson died very suddenly on Friday evening the 17th inst., from the effect of a gun-shot wound received in the gallant charge in front of Petersburg, Va., a few hours before the surrender of the confederate force at that place. The funeral sermon as delivered by Rev. W. J. Wilson, a comrade of this Post. Comrade Anderson was aged fifty years, ten months and fourteen days - he had been a consistent member of the M. E. church for twenty-seven years - a respected citizen and a gallant soldier.



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  • Created by: Pamela
  • Added: 2 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17262783
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Moses D. Anderson (3 Apr 1837–17 Feb 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17262783, citing Sligo Cemetery, Sligo, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Pamela (contributor 46882937) .