George Burgwyn Anderson(1831 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Anderson's (NC) Brigade
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In April 1861 he was Col. of the 4th NC Regiment and saw action leading them at Williamsburg. He was appointed BGen. in June 1862 and commanded Anderson's (NC - formerly Featherston's) Brigade in D.H. Hill's Division at the Seven Days, Malvern Hill (where he was wounded), and South Mountain.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Commanded Anderson's (NC) Brigade in D.H. Hill's Division and was seriously wounded in the fighting at the Sunken Road.
The remainder of the War:
He died October 16 1862 in Raleigh NC following an amputation necessitated by his Sharpsburg wound. He was one of the 6 General Officers killed or mortally wounded at Sharpsburg.
|Birth Date: 04/12/1831 Place of Birth: Hillsboro, NC |
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY Graduating Year: 1852
Death Date: 10/16/1862 Death Place: Raleigh, NC Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC
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