(? - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 19th Virginia Infantry
He mustered as Private, Company D, 19th Virginia Infantry on 2 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 19 October 1862 in Frederick, MD, and was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick." HE was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as a Lieutenant Benjamin Anderson, Company not stated. Service and other details from Ervin L. Jordan's 19th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1987) via the Historical Data Systems database. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, has a modern stone there (via Findagrave), as Lt. Benjamin J. Anderson, and may still be there.
10/19/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD