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Federal (USV)


John L. T. Anderson

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 17 year old clerk in Trenton at the 1860 Federal Census. He enlisted in Company C, 3rd New Jersey Militia for 3 months as a Fifer on 23 April 1861 and mustered out 31 July. He enlisted again, in Company B, 4th New Jersey Infantry for 3 years as a Musician on 5 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty on 18 March 1863. He re-enlisted 26 December 1863, and was promoted Principal Musician on 31 March 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New Jersey1.


c. 1843 in NJ


1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pp. 43, 189  [AotW citation 14597]