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Sgt Robert Garland Anderson

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Sgt Robert Garland Anderson

  • Birth 1837
  • Death 1862 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 10, Lot 118, Stone 184
  • Memorial ID 6727626

Company B "Caroline Light Dragoons" of Caroline County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Cavalry, Aquia District, Dept. of
Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Caroline County, VA.; 23 years old.
Enlisted on 5/6/1861 at Bowling Green, Caroline County, VA., he was mustered into "B" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as 2nd Sergeant.
Reenlisted 2/1/1862 for 2 years' service; due $50 Renlistment Bounty.
On rolls 3/31/1862; no further record.

The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations.

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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: PL
  • Added: 28 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6727626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Garland Anderson (1837–1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6727626, citing Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .