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Allen Latham Anderson

  • Birth 18 Mar 1837 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 9 Jun 1910 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
  • Burial Kuttawa, Lyon County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 6917171

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point New York in 1859 and was serving in the Regular Army at the onset of the Civil War. He was advanced to Captain in the 5th United States Regular Infantry before being commissioned Colonel and commander of the 8th California Volunteer Infantry regiment. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services". He resigned his Army commission in 1867, and became a successful civil engineer. He was the nephew of Brigadier General Robert Anderson of Fort Sumter fame, and the first cousin of Brevet Brigadier General Nicholas L. Anderson.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 10 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6917171
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Latham Anderson (18 Mar 1837–9 Jun 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6917171, citing Kuttawa Cemetery, Kuttawa, Lyon County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .