William Black Anderson

William Black Anderson

Birth
Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Aug 1901 (aged 71)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot 465
Memorial ID 5993461 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War in 60th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, being commissioned its Lieutenant Colonel on February 17, 1862. He was advanced to Colonel and commander of the unit on April 4, 1863. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "galantry and meritorious services during the war". After the war he was elected to represent Illinois' 19th District in the United States House of Representantives, serving from 1875 to 1877.



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  • Added: 24 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5993461
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Black Anderson (2 Apr 1830–28 Aug 1901), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5993461, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .