site logo
G. T. Anderson

G. T. Anderson

Confederate (CSA)

Colonel

George Thomas Anderson

"Tige"

(1824 - 1901)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Emory University

Command Billet: Brigade Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Anderson's (GA) Brigade

 

see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Commanded Anderson's (GA) Brigade in D.R. Jones' Division.

The rest 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

02/23/1824; Covington, GA

Death

04/04/1901 Anniston, AL; burial in Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama