John Stennis Anderson(1842 - 1866)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 25 year old, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 in Columbia, SC. He was promoted Corporal before 14 September 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA and exchanged on 15 December 1862. He was wounded severely, in the hip, in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was absent, wounded to at least 30 June 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 04/02/1842 Place of Birth: Greenville DIstrict, SC |
Death Date: 07/21/1866 Burial Place: Fairview Presbyterian Cemetery, Greenville County, SC
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 15922]
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