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John Francis Anderson

  • Birth 4 Dec 1832 Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
  • Death 19 Apr 1902 Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA
  • Plot Old Section, Range 13, Lot 1
  • Memorial ID 7339409

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. The son of former Maine Governor Hugh J. Anderson, he enlisted at the start of the Civil War as a Private in the 4th Massachusetts Militia Battalion. When that unit was mustered out, he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant and regimental Adjutant of the 24th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He subsequently joined the staff of Major General John G. Foster, serving as an Aide-de-Camp and rising to the rank of Major. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war".

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 8 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7339409
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Francis Anderson (4 Dec 1832–19 Apr 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7339409, citing Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .