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G. T. Anderson
G. T. Anderson

Confederate (CSA)


George Thomas Anderson

(1824 - 1901)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Anderson's (GA) Brigade

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Served in the Regular Army 1855-58 and saw action in Mexico. In 1861 he was made Colonel of the 11th GA Regiment. He then commanded a brigade in D.R. Jones' Division during Seven Days and Second Manassas campaigns.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Commanded Anderson's (GA) Brigade in D.R. Jones' Division.

The remainder of the War:
Appointed Brigadier General in November 1862, he commanded his Brigade in Hood's Division at Fredericksburg Suffolk Gettysburg (where he was wounded) Chickamauga and Knoxville. He led his Brigade in Field's Division at the Wilderness Spotsylvania Cold Harbor Petersbu

After the War:
He was a freight agent police chief and tax collector.

Birth Date: 02/23/1824    Place of Birth: Covington, GA    
College: Emory University    
Death Date: 04/04/1901    Death Place: Anniston, AL    Burial Place: Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama

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