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Federal (USV)

Private

John R. Anderson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private in Company C, 19th Indiana Infantry on 1 January 1862 and was detailed to Battery B, 4th U.S. Light Artillery in May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery, grave #3447, during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3161]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 395  [AotW citation 20643]