Milton O. Anderson(? - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted 20 May 1861 at Culpeper Courthouse in Company F, 7th Virginia Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
He died on 18 September at Israel Smith's farm. Originally buried "in Ben. Miller's field joining and east of John Highbarger's lot" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service detail from Riggs2.
Death Date: 09/18/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4534]
2 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9710]
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