Francis A. Anderson(1842 - 1923)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company F, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Appointed 5th Sergeant in 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, FL 20 February 1864. Appointed 1st Sergeant 1 April 1864. Roll for 30 April 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, NC 26 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
|Birth Date: 7/07/1842 |
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/23rd_regt_inf.html [AotW citation 12377]
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