Charles David Anderson(1827 - 1901)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company C.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Elected Major September 17, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware in 1862. Exchanged in 1862. Wounded in left hand, necessitating amputation of finger, and through shoulder and bowels, at Chancellorsville, Virginia May 3, 1863. Elected Lieutenant Colonel May 15, 1863. Resigned on account of wounds January 20, 1864.
Appointed Colonel of the 5th Regiment Georgia State Forces in spring of 1864; Brigadier General Georgia State Forces July 1864. Surrendered April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. The photo here from one of unknown provenance posted to his gravesite on Findagreave.
|Birth Date: 05/22/1827 Place of Birth: DeKalb County, GA |
Death Date: 02/22/1901 Death Place: Fort Valley, GA Burial Place: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fort Valley, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9573]
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